Medical Laboratory Technician
Welcome to our Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program. This program is approved by the California Department of Public Health - Laboratory Field Services division. Successful completion of this program allows you to sit for the national MLT examination with ASCP and/or AAB towards your California MLT state license.
A Medical Laboratory Technician performs routine clinical laboratory testing procedures to provide scientific information needed in diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of diseases. Technicians use sophisticated instrumentation for these evaluations which encompass quantitative and qualitative chemical and biological analyses of body specimens. Technicians function under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.
This program prepares students for a career in Medical Laboratory Technology through studies in humanities, social and natural sciences, and the broader field of Medical Laboratory Technology. Emphasis is placed on the clinical practice in the context of laboratory medicine. Graduates are eligible to take a nationally recognized certification examination.
Enrollment for this program is expected to begin in late 2019. Please contact us for more information about prerequisites, course content, and other course related materials.