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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Applied Laboratory Technician, A.A.S.


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The Applied Laboratory Technology degree program is geared for students seeking a challenging career as a laboratory technician assistant   Students in this program will learn to:

  • Operate laboratory equipment
  • Conduct routine sample analysis
  • Conduct analyses that evaluate product quality and consistency
  • Operate equipment and instrumentation for quality assurance procedures

Program Overview

The Applied Laboratory Technology, A.A.S. degree program is a continuation of the Applied Laboratory Technician Certificate program. This programs trains students to work in a manufacturing facility conducting routine quality assurance testing and sampling. The Applied Laboratory Technology, A.A.S. degree program gives students the ability to choose two different concentrations at the time of admissions.  The Microbiology Concentration will train students to become a microbiology laboratory quality assurance analyst.  Students will be able to perform routine microbiological tasks required in a manufacturing setting.  The Analytical Concentration will train students to become quality assurance technicians in a manufacturing setting. Students will develop problem-solving skills that are needed to work in a complex manufacturing environment.

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Applied Laboratory Technology


General Education Core 15
Applied Laboratory Technician Core 12
Concentration 33
Total Credit Hours Required  60

Concentration


Choose one concentration for completion of the program:

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