Careers in the Biotechnology Research and Development pathway involve bioscience research and development as it applies to human health. These scientists may study diseases to discover new treatments of invent medical devised used to directly assist patients or to improve the accuracy of diagnostic tests.
Based on advancements in biotechnology, the need for skilled professionals in this pathway will grow rapidly. Most career opportunities in this pathway are available in universities, research institutions, government agencies, specialty laboratory facilities and major health organizations.
This pathway is part of the Health Science cluster. These are the other pathways in the cluster: