With our industry-driven Applied Laboratory Technology Associate of Applied Science, students experience comprehensive training to operate modern laboratory equipment in a quality assurance facility.
Build a solid foundation for a promising career with our Associate of Applied Science in Applied Laboratory Technician. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
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Projected for various in-demand roles of lab technicians by 2030!
Projected in the chemical technician and similar roles between 2021 to 2030!
For laboratory technicians and various other similar occupations.
With the flexible two-year Applied Laboratory Technology, A.A.S. degree program, students develop real-time skills required to conduct routine quality assurance tests and sampling in the manufacturing industry. The program allows students to:
Want to start a career as a Laboratory Technician? Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree in Applied Laboratory Technician allows students to learn skills required to perform routine quality assurance procedures for product quality and consistency.
Throughout the program, students learn to conduct sample analyses, operate lab equipment, and monitor chemical processes to develop as a successful lab technician. Our comprehensive training led by highly-experienced faculty provides an opportunity for students to earn credits for future transfers.
Earn this associate degree in Applied Laboratory Technician from our School of Workforce Development and Engineering Technologies!
With an associate degree program in Applied Laboratory Technician, students learn with the blend of content-specific knowledge and work-based instructions to become competent laboratory technicians.
Our associate degree in Applied Laboratory Technician helps students learn various core concepts such as laboratory technician (I-IV), process quality, analytical instrumentation, federal lab safety and regulations, industrial microbiology, and much more. The curriculum helps to:
Blue Ridge CTC offers an industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!
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This two-year degree is a good option for students who want to build a strong foundation for beginning or advancing a career as lab technician.
After pursuing this associate degree, students obtain skills that help them embark on lucrative career opportunities available in the local economy. The program incorporates real-world skills and content-specific knowledge needed to successfully land a rewarding career.
Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.