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Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technician Program

Southern Technical College offers a Medical Laboratory Technician program that may be for you, if you have an interest in how the human body works and a desire to help others. Medical lab technicians collect, examine and analyze blood, urine, body fluids, cells and tissues of the human body. Results from these analyses assist physicians in the diagnosis, care and treatment of the patient.

Program overview:

  • Can be completed in 24 months
  • Consists of hands-on instruction from experienced professionals
  • Offers flexible scheduling. Day and evening classes available
  • A set of required materials and textbooks are provided at no additional cost
  • Externship that allows you to apply learned skills and competencies
  • Graduates are eligible to sit for a national certification exam

Why Southern Technical College:

  • Day and evening classes available
  • Small class sizes
  • Accredited
  • Faculty of industry professionals
  • Resume building and interviewing prep
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify

In this Medical Laboratory Technician program, you can learn to use a variety of equipment and the methodologies of hematology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, immunoserology and immunohematology. Upon graduation, you must pass a national certification exam and obtain licensure before seeking employment as a lab technician. Licensed Medical Laboratory Technicians may find employment opportunities in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospitals, medical clinics and outpatient care centers.

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If you’re considering earning your Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, it’s time to get started at Southern Technical College. Contact us to learn more.

Career options upon graduation

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Care Facilities
  • Offices of Physicians
  • Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories

Medical Laboratory Technician program is available at these locations:

Why Southern Tech?

The mission of Southern Technical College is to provide an education that will prepare students to pursue successful careers and lead enriched lives.

Based on the current market demands, we seek to provide the most relevant knowledge to our students and strive to ensure that our technology, our curriculum and our faculty are in touch with today’s and tomorrow’s industry needs.

Financial Assistance Options

This is most often the scariest part of your decision to go to college, but don’t worry, our staff will walk you through the process step-by-step. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
  • Federal Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students
  • Veterans’ Benefits and Assistance

Career Training Readiness Quiz

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report which identifies your strengths and social style. Plus you will discover the training and positions you’re best suited for.