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Medical Laboratory Technology Major

Medical Laboratory Technology

Medical Laboratory Technology is a profession that combines the challenges and rewards of both medicine and science. A Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) is concerned with the accurate performance of laboratory tests to determine the absence, presence, extent and cause of disease. Various types of sophisticated, computerized instruments are utilized to analyze blood and body fluids. As a vital member of the healthcare team, he/she provides vital information used to diagnose, treat, and monitor the progress of patients.

The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018. Phone (773) 714-8880, FAX (773) 714-8886, or you may access the web at

For information on program effectiveness, program publications, and the program mission please visit the Medical Laboratory Technology department page.

MLT Program Outcomes        

Technical Standards for Medical Laboratory Technology (PDF)