Red River College Polytechnic

Science Laboratory Technology

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Program Information

School:Red River College Polytechnic
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Chemical Technology/Technician
Description:Consider this program if you want to work as a laboratory technologist in an industrial, government or commercial laboratory. This program provides you with the applied skills required to succeed in a wide variety of professional scientific work environments. The course work emphasizes the application of standard and specialized laboratory techniques across scientific disciplines, ensuring you receive practical, job-ready experience; you will learn specialized skills in immunology, molecular biology, tissue culture and instrumentation.

In addition, the co-operative education component integrates related on-the-job training with classroom theory by alternating periods of paid employment and academic study. Graduates find employment as technologists in many fields, including chemical analysis, research, quality assurance, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
URL:Science Laboratory Technology at Red River College Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,875

First-year books and supplies: $500.00.
Careers:Chemical Technologists and Technicians

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 English 
Manitoba Grade 12 including one credit of Pre-Calculus Math 40S or Applied Math 40S, and two credits of science at the 40S level (Chemistry is strongly recommended).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 01, 2022