The Certificate of Technical Studies - Chemical Technician provides an opportunity for students to meet the regional and statewide needs for chemical technicians. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Chemical technicians use special instruments and techniques to help chemists and chemical engineers research, develop, and produce chemical products and processes.” This CTS is currently the only program to train chemical technicians in the State of Louisiana.
The Chemical Technician CTS will require 34 credit hours to prepare students for immediate employment or career entry in this high skill, high wage, and high demand occupation.
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Career opportunities for chemical technicians are excellent. Certified chemical technicians may find employment opportunities in laboratories or manufacturing areas assisting with develop medicines or more efficient production processes just as some examples.
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The courses and degree are available both in-person and hybrid formats.