Medical Laboratory Technology


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Welcome to the Medical Laboratory Technology Program

Medical lab technicians perform a wide range of routine laboratory procedures associated with blood and body-fluid analysis. Graduates are employed in hospitals, minor emergency centers, doctors’ offices, clinics, and blood donor centers. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Medical Laboratory Technology FAQ.

Program Outcomes

2019 data and 3-year total are current to January 2020.

2017 2018 2019 3-year Total
Graduation Rates 80% 80% 75% 78%
Job Placement Rates 100% 100% 100% 100%
Attrition 20% 20% 25% 22%
Program Graduates 16 16 15 47
First-time Exam Takers 12 13 12 37
First-time Exam Takers Passed 12
(100%)
13
(100%)
11
(92%)
36
(97%)
ACC Average Certification Score 593 629 616 N/A
National Average Certification Score 507 501 511 N/A
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This program is nationally accredited through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont IL 60018, (773) 714-8880
www.naacls.org

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Medical Laboratory Technology Updates

  • The Application Period for Fall 2020 has been reopened

    The MLT application period for Fall 2020 has been reopened until all seats have been filled. Please check the Application Process page for more information.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Summer and Fall 2020 Registration Only

    Due to COVID-19, and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of this testing period and the Fall testing period. Students will not need permission to register for BIOL 2401 for Summer '20 and Fall '20 registration periods ONLY.

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  • The Spring 2020 applicant selection process has changed

    If a "P" grade is chosen for a Spring 2020 prerequisite course, the “P” grade will not be calculated in determining the GPA for ranking purposes and could impact your total ranking. For questions regarding choosing a "P" versus a performance grade (A, B, C) please contact the Department Chair Keri Brophy-Martinez at kbrophym@austincc.edu.

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