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Laboratory Operations Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Laboratory Operations provides students with training in laboratory administration, project management, data interpretation and statistics, as well as, familiarity with common legal and ethical implications in the applied laboratory field. This curriculum is designed to give graduates the additional skills they need to rise to leadership positions in a variety of laboratory settings so that they can lead the lab.

  • 12 Credit Certificate - 4 core courses
  • Courses are offered 100% online
  • Classes begin every January and August

You will:

  • Gain and employ managerial skills required for research laboratory project management and administration
  • Develop effective communication skills for the dissemination of scientific knowledge through written, oral and multimedia/technology-based formats

The Certificate in Laboratory Operations has the following prerequisites: 

  • A Bachelor of Science in natural science (such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.) is required
  • Successful completion of the following (or equivalent) courses (undergraduate or graduate level) or industry-related work experience (to be approved by the program director) are highly recommended for admission to the certificate program:
              • Two semesters of General Biology or General Chemistry or Physics
              • Statistics

Did You Know? Students can complete the certificate program or use their certificate coursework to continue at Bay Path to complete the MS in Applied Laboratory Science and Operations