Molecular Biology Fundamentals


Program Number: 900074CERT

Credits: 7

Area of Study: Science, Math and Natural Resources

Delivery Method:
100% In Person*

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $1,034.90
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

This certificate is designed to provide hands-on laboratory experience in molecular biology techniques for students with a strong biology theory background who hope to pursue careers in scientific research. It includes instruction in basic lab skills as executed in a regulated workplace. Molecular biology skills emphasized include the basics of recombinant DNA technology, traditional PCR, quantitative PCR, RNA isolation, RT-PCR and primer design. An introduction to CRISPR is included.

Program Details

Students in the Molecular Biology Fundamentals Certificate can attend part time.

Molecular Biology Fundamentals Certificate may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for Molecular Biology Fundamentals Certificate.


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.   


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.