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

2022 data and 3-year total are current to December 2022.

2020 2021 2022 3-year Total
Graduation Rates 78% 71% 72% 74%
Job Placement Rates 100% 100% 100% 100%
Attrition 22% 29% 28% 26%
Program Graduates 18 15 13 15
First-time Exam Takers 18 12 12 14
First-time Exam Takers Passed 17






ACC Average Certification Score 604 502 622 N/A
National Average Certification Score 524 487 499 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

  • Fall 2024 Application Period

    Applications for MLT cohort 2024-2025 will be accepted starting September 1, 2023 and will close on November 1, 2023. Applicants will be notified of their admission status by early December 2023 Please check the Application Process page for more information.

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  • The Immunization and Tests Required Form Has Been Updated

    The Immunizations and Tests Required Form has been updated as of May 6, 2022. Please use the latest form when submitting your application requirements. For more information, visit the Immunizations page.

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  • ACC COVID-19 Information

    Please check the Coronavirus page often for the latest information on ACC's response to the pandemic.

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