Center for Biotechnology and Engineering

Center for Biotechnology and Engineering

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The Biotechnology Center is located at Osbourn Park High School. The program offers students a challenging and enriched science curriculum with a strong emphasis on biotechnology, medical sciences, and interrelationships among scientific disciplines.

All Biotechnology and Engineering students are required to complete the Advanced Studies Diploma; to include study in three or more science disciplines. They must also complete all of the required Biotech and Engineering Science and Humanities courses with a grade of “C” or better. In addition, they must complete a specified amount of Advanced Placement coursework in pathway specific areas of study. Lastly, all Biotech and Engineering students must complete and fully document 100 hours of extra-curricular activities that correspond to the goals and objectives of the Biotechnology and Engineering program. All Biotechnology and Engineering students will complete the same required coursework during their 9th and 10th grade years. Students will then choose either the Biotechnology Pathway or Engineering Pathway to complete their courses of study for 11th and 12th grades.

Note: Applications for this program are open for rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students.

Program Type

Transfer Program – Students participating in this program will transfer to the program location for all courses and activities.  Express Bus Transportation is available to accepted students living outside the program location boundaries through Specialty Program Transportation

Program Location

Osbourn Park High School

Coordinator: Ms. Wilson-Keys

Telephone: 703-365-6564

Email: [email protected]

Visit the Osbourn Park High School website

Information Meetings

November 8, 2023, 6:30 p.m. in Osbourn Park HS Auditorium

January 11, 2024, 6:30 p.m. on Zoom

Attendance Areas

All PWCS students can apply for this program.