Medical laboratory technicians enjoy the prestige, excellent pay and security of working in the exciting world of medicine. Graduates of the program can expect a very favorable job market and generous benefits packages associated with medical professional employment. Medical laboratory technicians are employed in hospitals, clinics and doctor’s office. They can also find employment in medical sales or, with additional training, in the field of education.
The Medical Laboratory Technology Program curriculum consists of basic science and mathematics courses, on-campus medical laboratory technology lecture and laboratory courses, elective courses, and hospital-based clinical practice. Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements, the student is eligible to receive an Associate Degree in Applied Science from UTB/TSC. Graduates are eligible to take the Medical Laboratory Technician examination offered by the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (MLT, ASCP), the Clinical Laboratory Technician examination offered by the National Certifying Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel (CLT, NCA) and the American Medical Technologist (MLT, AMT).