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: $


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    Projections:

    # people are employed as Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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  • Medical Assistants

    Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

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