Medical Laboratory Technician | JCTC

Medical Laboratory Technician

Challenge yourself by saving lives in the Medical Laboratory Science field.

Program Contact
Connie Savells, MLS (ASCP), MPH
Program Coordinator
(502) 213-2261
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What is a medical laboratory technician?

Help save lives and support doctors and researchers by becoming a Medical Laboratory Technician. You'll gain skills to help diagnose and treat patients by performing laboratory tests in hematology, toxicology, immunology and more.

students working a lab with tubes

Getting Started

What are my Degree, Diploma, or Certificate Options?

The successful Medical Laboratory Technician graduate receives an Associate in Applied Science with the 2 certificates embedded. The Phlebotomy for the Healthcare Worker is not sufficient for phlebotomy certification. Upon graduation, graduates take the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification examination.

How Do I Apply?

Find out more about this program at the mandatory Pre-Admission Conference.

What Else Do I Need to Know?

Additional Information

Program Statistics
Statistic 2021 2022 2023
Graduation Rate 84.6% 91.7% 84.6%
Exam Pass Rate 100% 100% 100%
Employment Rate 90.9% 90% 100%


This program is accredited through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
(847) 939-3597

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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