Welcome to SCC's Medical Laboratory Technology program. As a student, you will gain skills to provide a key role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
You're a Good Fit for this program because . . .
Medical laboratory technicians perform general tests in all
areas of the clinical laboratory: immunohematology (blood banking),
chemistry, hematology, immunology and microbiology. An MLT performs
tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Accuracy
for a technician is absolutely essential; dedication and
self-motivation also are critical attributes for this skilled
science. The program offers classroom, laboratory and clinical
instruction for traditional classes. Program graduates attain
employment in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics,
physicians' offices, private and public health institutions,
pharmaceutical laboratories, and animal clinics. Graduates work in
small and large facilities throughout Nebraska and neighboring
states. Many continue their education and earn a Bachelor of
Science degree in Medical (Clinical) Laboratory Science. Upon completion of the program prerequisites, the Medical Laboratory Technology program is designed to be completed in 24 months (8 quarters). Program
graduates are eligible to take the national certification
examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology
Board of Certification. Upon completion, a graduate also may
transfer up to 60 semester hours of credit to the University of
Nebraska Medical Center Clinical Laboratory Science Program. SCC's
program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for
Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720,
Rosemont, IL 60018, 773-714-8880, program data may be obtained by visiting the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences website.
Get started by reading our Pre-health Admission Requirements.
The mission of the Medical Laboratory Technology program is to prepare
students to become competent Medical Laboratory Technicians.
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