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.
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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.
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.
The Medical Laboratory Technology program is designed to be completed in six, full-time terms. 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 65 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.
The mission of the Medical Laboratory Technology program is to prepare
students to become competent Medical Laboratory Technicians.
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