Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician – ATD

Department of Health Science


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

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Steps to Enrollment Apply now

1,515, approximately one year (51 weeks)

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

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)

MTC Main Campus

Supplemental Packet (Word Document)

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

Program Highlights

Starting Salaries

Vary, ranging from:

$26,010 to $61,720*

*Based on local industry information.


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

Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician Master Plan of Instruction

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  • 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.


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


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







Business Advisors

  • Michael Crimi Jr | Express Care of Belleview
  • Lori Foster | Ocala Oncology/FL Cancer Affiliates
  • Wyenona Hicks | OneBlood
  • Jessica Pope | Leesburg Reg Med Ctr
  • Mayra Torres | Advanced Urology

Steps To Enrollment

  • Step 1

    Complete & Submit Online Application.

  • Step 2

    Submit paperwork to Student Services at the MTC campus. Provide copies of two officially recognized proofs of residency, copies of Driver’s License, and the Supplemental Program Packet. Pay $20.00 non-refundable application fee. (Application Completed)

    SUPPLEMENTAL PACKETS VARY – Attending an Information Session may be required for acceptance into the program.

  • Step 3

    Financial Aid application –
    Complete FAFSA application and provide a Student Aid Report (SAR). MTC school code: 031039

  • Step 4

    You will be notified by program department of acceptance. You will be notified by Financial Aid of estimated funds available. (Registered)

  • Step 5

    Pay fee and/or sign enrollment document to complete enrollment process in Student Fees.
    Seat in scheduled program is confirmed after Student Fees is completed. (Enrolled)