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Career Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-506-5
Approximately 2 Years 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.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Laboratory Science Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Laboratory Technician
Lab Assistant
Senior Vet Lab Assistant

Average Median Wage


Laboratory Science Technology Programs

Laboratory Science Technicians provide laboratory support to the environmental, food processing, medical and agriculture industries. They are often the go-to team members operating standard laboratory equipment, performing tests and experiments and troubleshooting production problems. Be prepared to conduct or assist in laboratory analysis of water, food, fuel, soil, drugs and other elements. Learn the terminology, concepts and techniques used in analytical, research, quality control and processing laboratories. Graduates are certified in Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and prepared for Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Laboratory Science Technology Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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