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Medical Laboratory Technology

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College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program provides the theory, clinical experience and skills needed to perform routine clinical laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, including chemistry, hematology, microbiology and immunohematology.

Career opportunities include laboratory technician positions with:

  • Hospitals.
  • Reference and forensic laboratories.
  • Medical and veterinary offices.
  • State health departments.
  • Fertility clinics.
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms.

After graduating from the MLT program, the individual is eligible to take the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Certification examination to become certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician.

Accreditation

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science
8410 West Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 670
Chicago, IL 60631-3415
773-714-8880

Resources

Transferring to a Four-Year College or University

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and other University of North Carolina system universities offer MLT to Clinical Lab Science (CLS) transfer programs.

East Carolina University College of Allied Health Sciences Department of Clinical Laboratory Science

WSSU School of Health Sciences Online Courses

Career Resources

American Medical Technologists

Occupational Outlook Handbook

If you’re undecided about a program of study, visit career services.