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Medical Laboratory Technology

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  • Medical Lab Technician

Average Salary: $38,970

The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

100%* Job Placement Rate

The Medical Laboratory Technology program will prepare students for employment as medical laboratory technicians responsible for performing laboratory analysis.  The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

A student spends the first three semesters of the program in the classroom and lab at Mitchell Technical Institute. The remainder of the program assigns students to an affiliated hospital/clinic lab for a clinical practicum externship. During this time the student will work under the supervision of the lab personnel performing tests and other lab work as well as completing class assignments.

Graduates may test to become certified as Medical Laboratory Technicians by the Board of Certification.

Download the MLT Student Handbook here.

Additional Info

*Placement data is gathered through graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, and phone surveys started after six months of graduation. In 2017, 10 of the 10 graduates responded to the survey.  Employment/Continuing Education rate is figured by: (graduates employed or continuing education)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment and are not in military service).

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