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Laboratory Science

Career/Program Overview

RCTC offers an Associate of Science degree program in Laboratory Science. Upon completion of the Associate Degree at RCTC, students can transfer and complete a Bachelor in Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science throughout the University of North Dakota or the University of Minnesota-Rochester.

Curriculum-at-a-Glance

Professional Core requirements include:  Survey of Life Forms, Survey of Organic Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Microbiology, and Introduction to Medical Terminology.  General education requirements include courses in:  oral and technical communications, biology, chemistry, college algebra, psychology, sociology and ethics.

Program/Degree Options

RCTC’s Associate in Science in Laboratory Science is 60 credits and articulates with the Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science at the University of North Dakota. Students can also transfer to the University of Minnesota-Rochester to complete a Bachelor in Science in Clinical Laboratory Science. 

Program Start Date(s)

Students can begin general education requirements any semester. 

Career Opportunities/Information

This degree is specifically designed for transfer into a Bachelor’s degree program.

Accreditations/Articulations

Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission:  A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/articulations.

Additional Information

Program Website: http://www.rctc.edu/program/laboratory-science/index.cfm
Program Plan: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/programs
More Information: http://www.rctc.edu/contact

Last Updated: July 9, 2014

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