Explore organisms and the biological process to produce products that improve the quality of life for humans with the biotechnology minor offered by the UW-Platteville Department of Biology . You’ll examine pest resistant crops, the production of pharmaceuticals, effective and safe waste and water treatments, and more.

Graduates with a biotechnology minor will be prepared for careers in the biotech industry, as a laboratory technician, quality assurance, research and development, or business development.

Outside the classroom, you can build on your experience through student clubs and organizations, or undergraduate research. Plus, we offer a wide variety of campus support programs like STEM Living and Learning Communities, mentoring, and others that allows you to create a student experience unique to you and your goals.