2022-2023 College Catalog

Bioscience Regulatory Assurance Technologist TCC

Bioscience Regulatory Assurance Technologist TCC (Major Code: BR41)

Program Description

This bioscience regulatory assurance technologist certificate will familiarize students with regulatory principles in bioscience and serve as an introduction to laboratory procedures common in quality management bioscience laboratories. Applicants include individuals interested in changing careers and persons already working in the regulatory assurance industry. The program focuses on not only the regulatory system in the United States, but also the global trends towards international regulatory systems.

Career Information


Biological Technicians

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may work in governmental positions during regulatory monitoring and enforcement while others may work in private industry on the compliance side of the assurance field.

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 16% nationally and 11% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $35,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements


Program Specific Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age

Blood and Airborne Pathogens

Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens.

These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at https://tcsg.edu/tcsgpolicy/tcsg_policy_manual.pdf.

Program Contact Information

Barry Bates
Program Coordinator Bioscience Technology
Academic Building D2008

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms

Credit Hours: 24

Estimated Program Cost: $3,504


Additional Program Fees: Cost are estimated and are subject to change

Books & Supplies: $1,500.00


Required Courses


General Education Courses (3 Credits)

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics


Non General Education Courses (6 Credits)

ALHS 1015Basic Inorganic Chemistry



BIOL 1111Biology I



BIOL 1111LBiology Lab I



BIOL 2107Biological Principles I



BIOL 2107LBiological Principles I Lab


Occupational Courses (15 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar


BSCI 1111Introduction to Bioscience


BSCI 1211Regulatory Compliance


BSCI 1212Validation, Documentation and Quality Assurance


BSCI 1220Fundamentals of Biomanufacturing


Total Credit Hours: 24


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be competent in their understanding of the regulatory system in the United States.

2. Graduates will be able to apply quality assurance measures to laboratory procedures.
3. Graduates will be able to complete batch records for manufacturing processes.
4. Graduates will be able to implement GLP and cGMP in a real laboratory setting.
5. Graduates will be able to locate and identify the applicable CFR for a specific application.
6. Graduates will be able to develop and complete documentation required for regulatory assurance.
7. Graduates will be able to follow SOPs for a protocol.
8. Graduates will be able to analyze data for accuracy.
9. Graduates will be able to establish and implement an error assessment system.
10. Graduates will be able to document charge-in of components and chain-of-custody.