Medical Laboratory Technician

Learn the techniques and theories necessary to work in a medical or clinical laboratory. Develop knowledge in phlebotomy, body fluid analysis, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, and molecular diagnostics. In addition to technical skills, learn the theories and principles behind the tests performed to correlate the results with patients' conditions.

Graduates of the program are eligible to take the Board of Certification Examination of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

Outcome Data for ATCC Medical Laboratory Technician Program
Medical Lab Technician 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Percentage of First Time Success Rates for Board of Certification (BOC) 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Job Placement 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Graduation Rate* 85.7% 67% 50%** 13.33** 0%***

* Graduation Rate is determined by number of students who continued to the 3rd and 4th semester of the program and graduated.
** Denotes a number that is not final as students have 150% time for completion (three years for this two-year program) and that timeframe has not yet been met.
*** This is a two-year program, so students from this cohort will not finish the program until spring 2023.

The MLT program is accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NA ACLS), the accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Post-Secondary Accreditation (CORPA). Questions regarding program accreditation may be directed to NA ACLS, 5600 N River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemount, IL 60018 or by calling 773-714-8880.