What is Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)?

MLTs perform a wide variety of laboratory tests which aids the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Medical Laboratory Technicians provide compatible blood components for transfusion, perform chemical analysis of body fluids, classify blood cells, and identify microorganisms. They work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics, industry, research, and independent laboratories.

More than 10 billion diagnostic medical laboratory tests are performed in the US each year, carried out by competent, highly trained medical lab technology (MLT) program graduates.  MLTs are a critical part of any health care team, serving as the “detective” to turn clues into useful diagnostic statements. Limited patient contact.

Employment Outlook:

24% increase in available jobs through 2022.

Projected Pay:

The median wage for medical lab technicians is $41,271

Does a Career in Medical Laboratory Technology interest you?

If so, Marion Technical College is NOW ENROLLING for its Fall 2018 Medical Laboratory Technology program.  To find out more, contact:

Christopher Gase
Dean of Health Technologies, Director of Medical Science
Marion Technical College
Phone: (740) 386-4129
Email: gasec@mtc.edu

Or stop by our Open House on Tuesday, March 20 from 4-6pm to find out more.

Classes are held at the Fostoria Learning Center.

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