Develop a foundation in general science learning before focusing on skills required for employment as a Medical Laboratory Technician. Train on standard medical laboratory technology and complete a practicum in clinical/medical laboratories.

Completion Award
Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences
Length of Study
90 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
On Campus
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

Per Quarter 
Residents Non-resident
Online Only
On Campus
1 credit $152.13 $166.72 $243.46  $330.00
5 credits $624.65 $697.60 $1,081.30  $1,514.00
12 credits (full-time) $1,331.78 $1,523.22 $2,252.72  $3,124.98
15 credits  $1,493.30 $1,687.05 $2,425.70 $3,308.25

 *Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs. 

Additional Program Fees
Approximately $1000 per quarter

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

  • Perform routine laboratory testing and procedures in a clinical laboratory
  • Work effectively in a clinical laboratory setting with co-workers, healthcare staff and patients
  • Recognize and evaluate normal/abnormal test results and take appropriate action
  • Perform quality control and evaluate results
  • Operate routine laboratory equipment and analyzers
  • Recognize and comply with workplace practices and policies, such as safety and patient confidentiality
  • Demonstrate a professional work ethics

Careers & Opportunities

Graduates work as Medical Laboratory Technicians in clinical and research laboratories. As generalists in a clinical laboratory, MLTs can develop skills to work in a special testing area. With additional work experience, training and a bachelor's degree, an MLT can advance to a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist, Supervisor and Manager. For salary information, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics at www.bls.gov.

Potential employers include: Clinical hospital laboratories, outreach laboratories, medical and reference laboratories, research laboratories, public health laboratories and blood banks.

Get Started

This is a selective admissions program. Applicants need to meet the eligibility requirements and apply to the program as well as the college.

Applications are accepted once annually in advance of each Fall quarter from February 10 – May 10. Students are notified of acceptance to the MLT Program by June 30.

How to apply

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