This program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level careers in general science fields. Specifically, the program will provide training for biomedical, quality assurance, biological technician, or lab assistant jobs. It is designed for students wish-ing to pursue four-year degrees in biotechnology, biomedical sci-ences, allied health professions, biology, chemistry, food science and quality, pre- medicine or pre-veterinary. Students in this pro-gram will be involved in a self-directed research project with op-portunities available at LCOOC and other schools or agencies.

Student Profile

As a Science student, you should be able to:

  • Solve problems and adapt to changing situations

  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently

  • Possess good communication skills

  • Have organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Be interested in general science careers

Program Outcomes

Students who complete the Associate Degree in Science will:

  • Apply the scientific method

  • Apply natural/physical science concepts

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Science program are prepared to enter baccalaureate institutions as a transfer student, or begin a career as a:

  • Veterinary assistant

  • Laboratory assistant or technician

  • Biological technician

  • Quality control technician

  • Health aide

  • Dietetic technician

  • Medical Lab Technician**

** Certification testing and application offered by American Medical Technologies.  See your advisor for the requirements

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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