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Get more information about being a Medical Laboratory Professional at the ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology) site.
Students in the Medical Laboratory Technician program learn to perform routine clinical laboratory tests such as hematology, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, microbiology, serology/immunology, coagulation, molecular and other emerging diagnostics. They develop communication skills, as this career requires frequent interactions with members of the healthcare team, external relations, customer service, and patient education. A combination of fundamental laboratory techniques and clinical experience prepares graduates for work in laboratories serving the health care sector. Graduates are prepared to complete the ASCP Board of Certification to become certified Medical Laboratory Technicians.
Graduates are prepared to complete the ASCP Board of Certification to become certified MLT.
The Medical Laboratory Technician program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773.714.8880 (Voice), 773.714.8886 (Fax).