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

2023 data and 3-year total are current to April 1, 2024.

2021 2022 2023 3-year avg Total
Graduation Rates 71% 72% 81% 75%
Job Placement Rates 100% 100% 85% 90%
Attrition 29% 28% 19% 25%
Program Graduates 15 13 17 15
First-time Exam Takers 12 13 17 14
First-time Exam Takers Passed 12(100%) 13(100%) 17
ACC Average Certification Score 502 622 621 N/A
National Average Certification Score 487 499 484 N/A

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

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Medical Laboratory Technology Updates

  • ACEN Accreditation Public Meeting

    The Nursing Programs (Professional Nursing and Vocational Nursing) at Austin Community College will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 9th, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Eastview Campus in Room 8500 as part of our ACEN continuing accreditation process.

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  • UPDATE: Central Health MAP Basic Insurance

    Central Health - Medical Access Program (MAP) Basic coverage is no longer accepted at clinical sites effective Fall 2024. Only MAP (non basic) will be accepted.

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  • Castlebranch new account creation process

    There is a new process to create a Castlebranch account. Preview the new process and other videos to help you create your Castlebranch account.

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