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).
|Year||*Certification Pass Rate||**Retention||***Placement|
*Those who sat for the ASCP BOC exam within first year of graduation
**Students who started the first half of the second year and completed the program
***Those who found employment (in the field or in a closely related field) and/or continued their education within one year of graduation