What courses does one have to take to become a Lab Technician?

I am coming from teaching ESL. I am in my early 40s.

Asked By: Centered - 10/20/2007
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There are two levels of "lab techs". The first is a medical technologist, which is a four year course of study resulting in a BS degree. It also involves approximately one year of internship in a clinical laboratory setting. I got my degree in biology and chemistry and then did my one-year internship in a hospital... More
Answered By: majormomma - 10/21/2007
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It is an associate degree. Some will depends on how many credits you already have too. It will probably at least 2 years if you go full-time. Go to your Community College's website and see if they offer it.
Answered By: Laura H - 10/20/2007
Answered By: RadTech - 10/20/2007
I'm sure that biology and chemistry courses would be required, but as someone else mentioned, one should check with the individual program as to the prereq courses and requirements. For US colleges:
Answered By: jannsody - 10/20/2007
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