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 October 2023.

2021 2022 2023 3-year Total
Graduation Rates 71% 72% 81% 75%
Job Placement Rates 100% 100% pending survey results 100%
Attrition 29% 28% 19% 25%
Program Graduates 15 13 17 15
First-time Exam Takers 12 13 16 14
First-time Exam Takers Passed 12(100%) 13(100%) 16
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

  • Instructors and Students visiting Christus Health must be vaccinated against flu

    Starting October 1, 2023, all instructors and students visiting a Christus Health facility where patient care is provided must be vaccinated against the flu. Every student or instructor already on site must be vaccinated against the flu by November 1, 2023.

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  • 2023-2024 PTA Application Dates

    The PTACAS opening date has been delayed. The PTACAS will open on October 15, 2023 and will remain open until May 26, 2024.

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  • RN-to-BSN Application Deadline for Spring 2024 Extended to November 6

    The RN-to-BSN Program is extending the Spring 2024 to November 6, 2023. For more information, please visit the RN-to-BSN Application Process page.

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