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

  • 2024 Health Sciences Spring Completion Ceremonies

    We are delighted to extend a warm invitation to you for our Austin Community College's 2024 Health Sciences Spring Completion Ceremonies, where we will celebrate the achievements of our graduating students.

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    As the area’s number one educator of healthcare professionals, ACC’s Health Sciences Area of Study equips students for the important work that lies ahead. Our program is amongst the best in the state, and our graduates outperform students from across the nation.

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    A new plaque proudly hangs on the walls of ACC’s Health Sciences building at Eastview Campus — celebrating five years of making a difference in the community.

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