Enroll Now for Life Science Laboratory Assistant Training, Class Starts Jan. 19, 2016

By on November 12, 2015
Life Science Laboratory Assistant Training

Life Science Laboratory Assistants work in a variety of laboratories such as medical, food ingredient, and industrial labs as well as work in testing facilities and doctor’s offices. If you enjoy science and math and life sciences intrigue you, this might be the profession that will make your career path flourish.

Enrollment is open now for training starting January 19, 2016. Let’s get connected!

This 16-credit hour program is designed to be earned in one traditional semester, as two 8-week sessions, and to serve as a bridge into the Biotechnology AAS degree program and other Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs.

Program Highlights

  • Daytime classes are held Monday thru Friday.
  • Accelerated classes can be completed in one semester.
  • Classes are held at the Bio Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center.

What you will learn from this program

  • How to perform routine technical duties and tasks in a life science research, development or production setting.
  • Effective oral, written and electronic communication including keeping a laboratory notebook.
  • How to read, understand and follow laboratory protocols and standard operating procedures.
  • An understanding of the impact of biotechnology on world issues such as ethics, global, societal and environmental concerns.
  • An understanding of the importance of staying technically current and keeping pace with rapidly occurring changes in life science and its application.

Estimated costs are $2,250.00 for tuition, books and supplies. Financial assistance and scholarships may be available for those who meet eligibility requirements.

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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