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Medical Laboratory Technician

at Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

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: