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Medical Laboratory Technology

labMedical laboratory technicians play an important role in the practice of modern medicine. They perform diagnostic procedures in the health care setting, such as chemical analysis of body fluids, classification of blood cells, identification of disease producing microorganisms, and the selection of compatible donor blood for transfusion.

The Medical Laboratory Technology Associate Degree program is designed to prepare graduates to perform laboratory procedures in a variety of settings. Career and employment opportunities include hospitals, research and reference laboratories, public health and veterinary facilities, and environmental and quality assurance laboratories.

Summer 2016 MLT Class Update

Mandatory Information Sessions for Summer 2017 MLT Program Admission

  • Wednesday, June 22 at 1:00pm in Union Hall, Room 240
  • Thursday, Aug. 4 at 2:30pm in Union Hall, Room 240
  • Monday Sept. 26 at 6:00pm in Union Hall, Room 242
  • Tuesday Oct. 18 at 3:30pm in Union Hall, Room 242
  • Monday Nov. 14 at 8:00am in Union Hall, Room 235
  • Wednesday Dec. 14 at 1:00pm in Union Hall, Room 242

Job Placement

Columbus State Community College does not guarantee job placement for graduates.

What It Means to be an MLT

This 10-minute video from the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science highlights the role that laboratory professionals play in patient care.