Life Sciences

The two-year Life Sciences curriculum at Montgomery County Community College encompasses a wide range of scientific study in biology, chemistry and ecological and environmental disciplines that can be applied to jobs in the health, medicine, pharmaceutical, agricultural and food industries.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, demand for life and medical scientists will grow up to 13 percent through 2022, with median salaries ranging from $68,780 to $76,980.

The Life Sciences Associate in Science (AS) degree is an economical way for students to begin their education, then transfer to a four-year institution. Graduates go on to schools such as Thomas Jefferson University and The Pennsylvania State University.

Learn more about our Life Sciences AS program.