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Career Area: Health Science
Associate Degree
Program Number: 30-513-3
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
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Laboratory Science Technician

Laboratory Science Technician Programs

Food quality technicians work in a fast-paced environment. Enjoy plenty of variety in your work day in the high-demand food processing industry. You’ll work as part of a food quality team, producing internationally-recognized products, such as cheese, yogurt, butter, and more.

Making sure the food we eat is safe is just one of the responsibilities of a laboratory food quality technician. Learn how to:

  • Conduct food quality and safety tests
  • Report Results
  • Evaluate the environment’s effect on food quality
  • Apply quality principles to food production
  • Be involved in research and development of new products

Employers in the region are looking for Southwest Tech graduates in this program and offer plenty of opportunity for advancement in your career.

Southwest Tech's Laboratory Science Technician program is a one-term technical diploma with a four-week internship that will ensure you are workplace ready!

This program is offered in a convenient format. Most of your coursework will be completed online with twice-weekly face-to-face laboratory sessions. In addition, with your successful completion of coursework you will graduate with a HAACP certificate.

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