Medical Laboratory Technology

Lab tech reads the instructions on testing strips

Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

Collaborative Program with Competitive Enrollment

Prepare to work in a hospital or medical clinic laboratory by mastering lab procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology and immunohematology that are used to assess patient health and diagnose disease. If you’re already a certified practicing phlebotomist with an eye to the future, this program is the logical next step in your career path. The MLT curriculum emphasizes mathematical and scientific concepts utilized in specimen collection, lab testing and procedures and quality assurance. 

 

Possible Careers

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician

 

Study Options

Medical Laboratory Technology A.A.S Degree (A45420)

 

Collaborative Program

The Medical Laboratory Technology program is offered by Mitchell Community College in collaboration with Southwestern Community College. Take general education courses at Mitchell and take MLT-prefix courses online through Southwestern, which awards the MLT degree. This collaboration is geared to the certified practicing phlebotomist.

 

Students must complete the application process at both Mitchell and Southwestern.

 

Medical Laboratory Technology Course of Study by Semester

 

Competitive Enrollment

The Medical Laboratory Technology degree is offered by Mitchell Community College in collaboration with Southwestern Community College, which awards the degree. You may take general courses at Mitchell and complete all MLT courses online through Southwestern. Students must complete the application process at both Mitchell and Southwestern.

 

Southwestern Community College Medical Laboratory Technology Admission Requirements


Program Accreditation

The Medical Laboratory Technology program at Southwestern Community College is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Contact information: NAACLS, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119. Phone: (847) 939-3597 or (773) 714-8880, fax (773) 714-8886.

 

Contact
Mary Marks
, Program Coordinator
(704) 978-5424
mmarks@mitchellcc.edu