Why earn an Associate of Arts in Laboratory Science at Washburn? 

Designed to meet the requirements of a pre-pharmacy program, our Associate of Arts in Laboratory Science is also ideal for those who want to work as medical lab technologists or technicians. Offered by the Department of Chemistry, this program will ensure you have the social experience of a liberal arts college while you earn your two-year degree.
Career Forecast Growing OutlookAverage Salary $49,820 with AA; $90,000+ as a pharmaciston campus
A professor and chemistry student work in a lab

What sets Chemistry at Washburn apart?

  • You’ll learn from professors, not graduate students.
  • Chemistry Club is a great way to meet others with common interests!
  • Scholarships are available for first-time students, transfer students, and continuing students in this program. 
  • Receive free tutoring or get paid by the department to work as a tutor.

Set for Success

CAREER FORECAST: growing outlook

Student/faculty ratio


Qualities for success



Detail oriented

Communication and collaboration 

Ready for what's next

This program is designed to get you on your way to work or pharmacy school in two years.

GET IN TOUCH WITH Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
Stoffer Science Hall, Room 312
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.2270

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