Faced with an aging and growing population, our society needs a continuous supply of highly-trained medical lab technicians. Our Medical Lab Technician Associate’s Degree program can prepare students for a career in as few as 18 months.*
Medical lab technicians have a working knowledge of human anatomy and assist physicians in preforming tests on tissue, blood and other bodily fluids in order to diagnose and help with the treatment and prevention of disease.
After gaining the necessary education and skills for a career as a medical lab technician, you could work in several fields including:
- Blood Banking
- Clinical Chemistry
- Molecular Biology
*Successful, Full-time enrollment is required to achieve stated completion dates.
The safe utilization and application of medical sciences is an essential requirement for all medical lab technicians. Our Medical Lab Technician Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree prepares students for work in their chosen field upon graduation. Knowledgeable instructors and extensive hands-on laboratory work allows our students to benefit from a focused and comprehensive educational experience.
The curriculum focuses on common practices found in the field of medical technology and science, and includes acquiring skills in the following areas:
- Laboratory Testing
- Medical Technology
- Lab Equipment Maintenance
- Laboratory Procedures