Laboratory Skills

The Laboratory Skills certificate provides students with the fundamental laboratory skills needed to start or enhance a career in the biosciences. Students completing this certificate can expect employment utilizing their technical skills in the performance of tests and routine tasks inherent to a wide range of laboratory environments. This certificate is intended for the development of general laboratory skills as well as professional growth for those already employed in the industry.

Courses that prepare students for this type of position often include:

  • Laboratory Math
  • Language Skills for Science 
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Exploring Biotechnology:  Emerging Trends, Careers, and the Local Industry
  • An Introduction to Biomanufacturing
  • Basic Techniques in Biotechnology
  • Business and Regulatory Practices in Biotechnology