Medical Laboratory Technician: AASDepartment: School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE)
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
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
- Concurrent Enrollment
- Federal & State Lab
- Donor Centers
- FDA Inspector
- Medical Technologist*
*Requires a bachelor's degree
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