Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Medical Laboratory Technology

Medical laboratory analysis is now the basis of 85 percent of diagnosis and treatment decisions. ACC’s Medical Laboratory Technology Program helps you prepare for this exciting field with instruction in sample preparation, data analysis, report creation, and more. Your associate degree will prepare you to take the national certification exam.

Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 847-939-3597, www.naacls.org.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

    Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.

    Hourly Wage: $19.68

    Currently Employed: 746

    Projections:

    746 people are employed as Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians. This number is expected to increase by 11.66% over the next four years.

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Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Applied Science

  • Medical Laboratory Technology

Certificate Level 3

  • Molecular Diagnostics Enhanced Skills Cert Medical Lab Tech

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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.