Medical Laboratory Technician

at Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program at
Minnesota West is designed to prepare students for
employment in the medical, clinical, research and
public health laboratories. A MLT collects and/or
receives patient specimens and performs general
laboratory tests to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The MLT program combines academic general education with a concentration in the basic sciences, didactic studies in medical laboratory science and clinical training (externship) in a hospital laboratory.

Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), 8410 West Bryn Mawr Avenue - Suite 670, Chicago, IL 60631 773-714-8880.

Program Locations

  • Luverne Educational Center for Health Careers 56156

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 West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu