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Medical Laboratory Technology

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The A.A.S. degree program in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) is designed to prepare students to function in the highly complex arena of laboratory medicine.

The Medical Laboratory Technology program at CCBC offers a full range of clinical and didactic experiences for students who wish to practice as Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLTs). Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the Board Certification (BOC) exam given by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Medical Laboratory Technicians:

  • Perform a variety of complex medical laboratory tests.
  • Develop data on blood, tissues and other fluids of the human body.
  • Use highly computerized and automated equipment.
  • Interpret patient results.
  • Evaluate quality control tests.
  • Maintain equipment in good working order.

Program details

Application process


The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119; 773.714.8880.

Program outcomes

Questions? Contact us!

Candice Grayson, MS, MA, MLS (ASCP) CM

Program Director, Medical Laboratory Technology