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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 2018 MLT Class Update

Mandatory Information Sessions for Summer 2018 MLT Program:

Tuesday, September 12th from 1:00-3:00 pm        Location: Union Hall, Room 143
Wednesday, October 18th from 11:00-1:00 pm      Location: Union Hall, Room 239
Thursday, November 16th from 1:00-3:00 pm        Location: Union Hall, Room 239
Monday, December 4th from 4:00-6:00 pm            Location: Union Hall, Room 378

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.