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Science Laboratory Technology
  • Two-year diploma
  • September entry date 
  • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg
  • Co-op work experience
  • Credit transfer opportunities:
    • Royal Roads University
    • University of Minnesota-Crookston
    • University of Winnipeg
  • International applicants please visit Academic Program, Dates and Fees for a listing of programs for international students, current availability and online application instructions

Note: This program was formerly called Chemical and Biosciences Technology Coop

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.
Prior to starting the program, you will be invited to attend a program overview information session.

For information on additional aspects of our program please visit our Applied Science and Biotech Blog at

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