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Career Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-506-4
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 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.
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.
Laboratory Technician assistant

Laboratory Technician Assistant Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Agriculture Technician
Food Lab Technician
Environmental Science Protection Assistant
Lab Assistant

Average Median Wage


Laboratory Technician Assistant Programs

This unique program trains you to be part of the laboratory team. You will be operating equipment, performing tests and experiments, and documenting results. When you graduate you will have a strong understanding of scientific principles, quality methodology, and documentation, as well as laboratory equipment and testing methodologies.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment growth is expected to be faster than average, as the volume of laboratory tests continues to increase with both the population growth and the development of new types of tests. Locally the demand for Laboratory Technician Assistants is on the rise, as 75 percent of the employers surveyed report having difficulty finding employees with the necessary lab skills to fill entry-level positions. Employment opportunities locally and statewide are expected to steadily increase at a rate of 7.5 percent per year for Laboratory Technician Assistants through the year 2014.

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