Salary Range Potential:
Community College or Technical Degree
Computer Savvy, Analytical Thinking, Mathematics, Attention to Detail, Communication, Problem-Solving
Types of Employers:
Hospital Laboratories, Public Health Laboratories, Biomedical Companies, Forensic Medicine
Medical Laboratory Technicians work under the supervision of a medical technologist, pathologist and/or other physicians. They perform a wide range of routine tests and laboratory procedures in the areas of hematology, bacteriology, blood banking, chemistry, parasitology, serology, and urinalysis.
Medical Laboratory Technician- $55,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
This program is designed to prepare a qualified person to work in a medical laboratory under the supervision of a medical technologist or pathologist and/or other physicians. The student performs routine laboratory procedures and tasks in the areas of hematology, bacteriology, blood banking, chemistry, parasitology, serology and urinalysis. A student must make a grade of C or better in each academic course and each MLT course; in addition, he must make a grade of C or better in each course which is prerequisite to other courses in the program. (These are requirements for progression in the program and for graduation.) A graduate of this program is eligible to apply for admission to take national examinations for certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician.
Pre-requisites required:Application deadline is May 1st. Applicants must apply and be accepted to NEMCC and submit a separate application for the Medical Lab Program. Applicants must have a personal interview with program faculty by May 1st.
Length of Program:6 semesters
Summary of Program Requirements:Application deadline is May 1st. Applicants must apply and be accepted to NEMCC and submit a separate application for the Medical Lab Program. Applicants must have a personal interview with program faculty by May 1st.
Skills NeededReading ComprehensionActive ListeningCritical ThinkingScienceOperation MonitoringSpeakingActive LearningMonitoringComplex Problem SolvingQuality Control AnalysisWritingInstructingJudgment and Decision MakingTime ManagementMathematicsSocial PerceptivenessCoordinationService OrientationLearning Strategies