Medical Laboratory Technology
Area of Study: Medical Laboratory Technology
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program. You may only apply to three programs at one time.
What is a Medical Laboratory Technician?
The Medical Laboratory Technician works in a hospital, clinic, private or research laboratory performing a variety of diagnostic tests. The course of study includes mathematics, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, medical laboratory procedures, general education courses and 1 semester of field experience. Graduates may be eligible to take a national certification examination such as that given by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program curriculum and prerequisites have been recently revised. Applicants entering in Spring 2013 and beyond must follow the revised entrance criteria. Program begins in the spring semester. The Spring 2015 class is now full. We are accepting applications for the Spring 2016 class at this time.