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

2020 data and 3-year total are current to October 2020.

2018 2019 2020 3-year Total
Graduation Rates 80% 75% 72% 76%
Job Placement Rates 100% 100% 100% 100%
Attrition 20% 25% 28% 24%
Program Graduates 16 15 18 16
First-time Exam Takers 13 12 13 13
First-time Exam Takers Passed 13

(100%)

11

(92%)

13

(100%)

12

(92%)

ACC Average Certification Score 629 616 604 N/A
National Average Certification Score 507 511 524 N/A
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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

  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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  • The Spring 2020 applicant selection process has changed

    If a "P" grade is chosen for a Spring 2020 prerequisite course, the “P” grade will not be calculated in determining the GPA for ranking purposes and could impact your total ranking. For questions regarding choosing a "P" versus a performance grade (A, B, C) please contact the Department Chair Keri Brophy-Martinez at kbrophym@austincc.edu.

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