The purpose of the Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician – ATD program is to prepare a student for employment as a licensed Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician.

HOURS

1,515, approximately one year (51 weeks)

COST

Tuition is approximately $7,200, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $26,010 to $61,720*

*Based on local industry information.

 

RECENT EMPLOYERS OF GRADUATES

  • Leesburg Regional Hospital
  • One Blood
  • LifeSouth
  • Advent Health
  • Shands
  • The Villages Hospital

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Essential skills necessary to perform venipuncture
  • Safety and infection control
  • Patient communication and education
  • Law and ethics
  • All aspects of Quality Control
  • Chemical analysis of patient specimens
  • Microscopic evaluation of specimens
  • Identification of cellular elements
  • Identification of bacteria

The Marion Technical College Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician (MCLT) program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). 

The mission of the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is to serve as a nationally recognized accrediting agency of institutions predominately providing health education and programmatic accreditation in specific health education disciplines.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

(AMT) American Medical Technologists, Board of Clinical Laboratory Initial Florida License, (AAB) American Association of BioAnalysts Technician

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Blood banks
  • Clinics
  • Physician’s offices

OUR NUMBERS

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STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

STEVEN MONDAY

Instructor

MCLT/AAB PHL, MTC Alumnus, Instructor at MTC Since 2011.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $7,200, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

Yes