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

2018 data and 3-year total are current to December 2018.

2016 2017 2018 3-year Total
Graduation Rates 70% 80% 80% 77%
Job Placement Rates 100% 100% 100% 100%
Attrition 30% 20% 17% 22%
Program Graduates 16 16 16 48
First-time Exam Takers 11 12 13 36
First-time Exam Takers Passed 8
(73%)
12
(100%)
13
(100%)
33
(91%)
ACC Average Certification Score 481 593 610 N/A
National Average Certification Score 515 507 514 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

  • Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

    Austin Community College is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • ACC awarded $30,000 grant to help students pay for unexpected expenses

    Austin Community College was awarded a $30,000 Project Success: Emergency Fund Grant to help students who are facing unforeseen financial needs continue on their educational pathways. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • Phlebotomy Technician Program Applications

    To apply to the Phlebotomy Technician program, please upload your supporting documents to CastleBranch using code UL78im. To learn more, visit the Phlebotomy Technician Application Process page.

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