Medical Lab Technology

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Medical laboratory technicians (MLT) are vital healthcare detectives who perform a wide variety of tests to analyze blood and other body fluids, providing information to physicians that assists in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.


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NTCC offers a 24-month degree program consisting of two phases (this is only an example of a possible degree plan).

  • Phase I - Classroom and laboratory instruction offered on the campus of NTCC.
  • Phase II - Clinical training (externship) in an approved hospital or medical facility.

Graduates from the program are eligible to take the national certification examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or the American Medical Technologist (AMT) board exam.


Program statistics:

  2021 Graduates 2022 Graduates 2023 Graduates
Board Pass Rates 75% 100% 29%
Placement Rates 100% 100% 100%
Graduation Rates* 100% 100% 100%
† As of 02/01/2024
* started 2nd half of program


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Gaylon Barrett