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

2021 data and 3-year total are current to December 2021.

2019 2020 2021 3-year Total
Graduation Rates 75% 78% 71% 75%
Job Placement Rates 100% 100% 100% 100%
Attrition 25% 22% 29% 25%
Program Graduates 15 18 15 16
First-time Exam Takers 13 18 12 14
First-time Exam Takers Passed 13






ACC Average Certification Score 616 604 502 N/A
National Average Certification Score 511 524 487 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

  • Application Period Update

    The application period for Fall 2023 is currently open. Applications for the Fall 2023 cohort will be accepted September 1 - November 1, 2022. 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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