The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program at Chattahoochee Valley Community College will prepare students to possess the entry level competencies necessary to perform routine clinical laboratory tests in areas such as clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, immunohematology, microbiology, urinalysis, body fluids, and laboratory operations. The level of analysis ranges from waived testing to complex testing encompassing all major areas of the clinical laboratory. Classroom training is integrated with clinical experiences. The medical laboratory technician will be prepared to practice in hospitals, clinics, physician office, reference labs, and other health care facilities.
Upon completion of the program requirements, the student will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology and will be eligible to sit for the national MLT certification by such agencies as American Society for Clinical Pathology, American Medical Technologist, and other agencies.
|75% ≥ graduates will pass the national certification exam (ASCP-BOR or AMT) within the first year of graduation.|
|70% ≥ of students that matriculate into the second semester of the program will be retained and graduate with an AAS degree in Medical Laboratory Technology.|
|70% ≥ of graduates will be employed in the profession or continue their education within one year of graduation|
The MLT program at CVCC is applying for accreditation by:
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
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