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Laboratory Science Technician

Share 10-506-4 Associate Degree (AAS) 64 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Put on your safety glasses, gloves and lab coat. Laboratories are looking for technicians who are able to assist with basic research and product development. In this program, you can gain the necessary skills for positions in food production, water, wastewater treatment, environmental and industrial laboratories. You will perform experiments, operate and maintain equipment, make observations and document your results. You will also learn technical writing, laboratory math and project management skills so you’ll be well prepared for the workplace.


Career Opportunities


  • Biotechnology Technician
  • Industrial Laboratory Technician
  • Paper Testing Technician
  • Research & Development Technician
  • Water Technology Specialist

Estimated Program Cost


Laboratory Science Technician

This program will cost about $9,272.80*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $174.00*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include books or all materials and supplies.

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Laboratory Science Technician

Term Availability
Fall 2014
Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Fall 2015

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program; learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

Proof of HS Completion

Submit a final, official high school transcript, an original diploma or an official copy of GED/HSED Certification Scores.

Credit Transfer Options

They're your credits. Take them with you!

Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Perform basic laboratory functions by following standard procedures with proper documentation and validation of results.
  • Comply with all regulatory and industry standard procedures and requirements to ensure integrity of laboratory data.
  • Prepare and analyze samples using good laboratory practices that ensure accuracy and precision.
  • Plan and conduct laboratory work to create a safe environment according to documented safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Perform all basic laboratory calculations accurately and interpret results using standard laboratory statistical methods.
  • Utilize basic science knowledge to read and interpret standard operating procedures and perform laboratory tests according to workplace requirements.
  • Demonstrate responsible and ethical behavior in all work.
  • Communicate results accurately and in a timely fashion.
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Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.



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