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Medical Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT’s) work under the supervision of a medical technologist or physician to perform tests that help physicians diagnose and treat diseases. MLT’s prepare samples for analysis, use equipment to identify micro-organisms, monitor tests and procedures, analyze the chemical content of fluids, match blood for transfusions, and test for drug levels in the blood.

Students may pursue the following careers:

  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Family Practice
  • Specialized Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Concurrent Enrollment
  • Federal & State Lab
  • Donor Centers
  • FDA Inspector
  • Forensics*
  • Medical Technologist*

*Requires a bachelor's degree

Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a Statewide Campuses advisor to verify program availability.

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