Medical Laboratory Technology

at Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Medical lab technicians perform a wide range of routine laboratory procedures associated with blood and body-fluid analysis. In cooperation with affiliate healthcare facilities, the college offers a two-year hybrid (online lectures, campus-based labs) program for training medical laboratory technicians. The curriculum includes general education, science, medical laboratory technician courses, and a 20-week clinical experience at an affiliate healthcare laboratory. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared for the MLT National Board of Certification exam and employment. The majority of Medical Laboratory Technician graduates work in hospitals and clinics. Graduates may articulate to a four-year institution to receive a bachelor of science degree in medical laboratory science.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Fergus Falls 56537

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Laboratory Technicians
  • Median wage:$21.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers
  • Median wage:$74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529