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
www.naacls.org

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Medical Laboratory Technology Updates

  • NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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  • Phlebotomy Technician Program Applications

    To apply to the Phlebotomy Technician program, please upload your supporting documents to CastleBranch using code UL78im. To learn more, visit the Phlebotomy Technician Application Process page.

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