Medical Laboratory Technician
What is a Medical Laboratory Technician?
A medical laboratory technician (MLT) is an important part of the health care team, specifically the clinical laboratory. They perform specimen collection (phlebotomy) from patients and analyze patient samples as requested by the patients...
The Medical Laboratory Technology Program is a state accredited two-year program resulting in an Associate in Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology. This program prepares students for employment in clinical laboratories, hospitals, and ...
Medical Laboratory Technician Career Tree
- Work behind-the-scenes as a diagnosis detective, performing analyses on patient specimens to help doctors diagnose and treat disease.
- Operate biomedical instruments and devices to analyze patient samples...
The Medical Laboratory Technology Program is a California state approved two-year program resulting in an Associate in Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology. This program prepares students for employment in clinical laboratories, industry, and biotechnology. The MLT Program curriculum, an integration of classroom lectures, student laboratories, and clinical training, fosters development of analytical and problem solving skills required in this profession. After successful completion of the program, students may sit for the California State License exam. This new job area is experiencing increasing demand in both hospitals and biotechnical labs, particularly pharmaceutical labs conducting human research. A Medical Laboratory Technician earns approximately $40,000/year.
The Medical Laboratory Technician Program is currently accredited by the National
Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) until April 30, 2032.
The programs next scheduled programmatic accreditation visit will be in 2031.
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National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N River Rd Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119