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SWC Biotechnology Program and BETSI Model National Video Release
The BETSI Model and the SWC Biotechnology Program were recently recognized as an example of National Science Foundation (NSF), Advanced Technological Education (ATE) successful models from community colleges and ATE programs nationwide.

Welcome to the BETSI Model website. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Biotechnology Education and Training Sequence Investment Model, uses the best practices of the Southwestern College Biotechnology Program, to focus on facilitating student success and enhancing career development.

We have constructed this project to reach out to high school teachers and students, address the education of the community college student and serve the need of the Biotechnology industry. By involving parents BETSI is helping expand community awareness of opportunities in Biotechnology.

100% of the BETSI research interns receive job offers from the San Diego Biotechnology industry, giving the Southwestern College Biotechnology Program and the BETSI Model their highest credential.

Are you interested? Start your involvement today.

Nouna Bakhiet, PhD
BETSI Model Director
Southwestern College