Considering an Online Laboratory Certification?

Penn Foster Career School, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in laboratory to become successful laboratory analysts, laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory researchers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 26,130 individuals employed as computer and information scientists, research in America, and their average annual salary is $105,370. Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed today .

Laboratory Common Job Tasks
  • looking for bacteria parasites and other microorganisms analyze the chemical content of fluids
  • preparing specimens for examination count cells and look for abnormal cells in blood and body fluids
  • testing and examining a specimen they analyze the results and relay them to physicians
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Pharmacy Technician

Become a Pharmacy Technician with at home training from Penn Foster Career School. You'll get the training you need to work closely with pharmacists in providing medication and health care products to patients. Whether you'll work for a retail pharmacy, local druggist, grocery store, or hospital, you'll be an important part of a rewarding profession. Our Pharmacy Technician training program provides you the skills you need to succeed and even offers a Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Review. You’ll learn how to: Receive prescriptions from doctors and hospitals. Prepare prescriptions for patients. Verify insurance and prescription information. Assist the pharmacist with everyday duties. Flexible, Convenient, Self-Paced! There is no going to class, no need to rearrange schedules. You choose the right time and place to complete your coursework. And you work at your own pace. There's no one to rush you or hold you back. While you'll work independently, you won't be alone. Expert instructors and support staff — dedicated to helping you complete your coursework — are just a phone call or an email away.

Medical Laboratory Assistant

CDI College's Medical Laboratory Assistant program helps students prepare for the challenges of a career within the medical environment. Graduates enjoy the greatest career satisfaction when they are scholastically prepared, hold a solid, practical understanding of their responsibilities and begin their positions with a healthy attitude. CDI College seeks to develop all of these attributes within each student. The Medical Laboratory Assistant program provides both theoretical and practical instruction in a well-equipped classroom / laboratory setting. Classroom learning is supplemented during the enrollment period by clinical work experience in any of the fast-paced hospital departments.

Laboratory Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Laboratory Schools (campus and online)

New York University
Total Programs 204
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 13th
The University of Texas at Austin
Total Programs 169
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 18th
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Total Programs 148
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 20th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Boston University
Total Programs 6
Number of Subjects 124
Rank in USA 32nd
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
University of California-Davis
Total Programs 160
Number of Subjects 114
Rank in USA 41st
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
George Washington University
Total Programs 194
Number of Subjects 171
Rank in USA 52nd
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Total Programs 152
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 55th
Northeastern University
Total Programs 10
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 56th
University of Connecticut
Total Programs 191
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 63rd
University of Central Florida
Total Programs 136
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 71st
Purdue University-Main Campus
Total Programs 122
Number of Subjects 104
Rank in USA 81st
University of Delaware
Total Programs 159
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 95th
Stony Brook University
Total Programs 126
Number of Subjects 103
Rank in USA 96th
Drexel University
Total Programs 125
Number of Subjects 123
Rank in USA 108th