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 Science Laboratory Technology
SchoolRed River College Polytechnic
LocationWinnipeg, MB, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 7,500
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesManitoba 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).
International: $19,875

First-year books and supplies: $500.00.
DescriptionConsider 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.
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