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Medical Laboratory Technology
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Medical Laboratory Technician

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Average Salary
According to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for career opportunities from this program is:
$35,380.00
Medical Laboratory Technology
Description
This 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 MTI. 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.

Note: It is required that applicants to the program have successfully completed high school algebra, chemistry and biology with a C (2.0) or better to demonstrate proficiency in math and science.  In addition, an applicant must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Some special requirements may have to be met before entrance to the program or to certain clinical sites.  See the Program Director or the MLT Student Handbook for details.

Some immunization requirements may have to be met before entrance to certain clinical sites. See the Instructor for details.

Program Graduation Requirement:
  Students must earn a grade of C (2.0) or higher in all technical courses including the clinical practicum in order to graduate.

Admission Requirement: All students accepted to the Medical Laboratory Technology program must submit to a criminal background check at the student’s expense. Details are available from the Admissions office. Please click on the blue button below to begin the process.
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