Turn your interest in biology and chemistry into a career in healthcare. As a medical laboratory technician, you will have an important role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and conditions by collecting and analyzing blood, identifying microorganisms from diverse specimens, conducting microscopic and chemical examinations, and performing blood bank procedures such as cross-matching blood. You will also gain hands-on clinical laboratory experience by working in area labs.
Graduates are eligible to take a national certification registry exam through the American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Passing the exam is not required for graduation.