Medical Lab Technology

 

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 (cumulative results from 2018-2021):

  • Certification exam pass rate for graduates of this program - 82%.  
  • Employment placement rate for graduates of this program - 100%
  • Graduation rate (for students who started the second half of the program) – 92%

*Statistics as of May 2022

For More Information Contact

Gaylon Barrett
903-434-8250
gbarrett@ntcc.edu