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 October 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 12 18 6 12
First-time Exam Takers Passed 11

(92%)

17

(94%)

5
(83%)
11

(90%)

ACC Average Certification Score 616 604 502 N/A
National Average Certification Score 511 524 487 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
www.naacls.org

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Medical Laboratory Technology Updates

  • 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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  • The Application Period for Fall 2022 Is Closed

    Please check the Application Process page for more information.

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  • 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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