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Medical Lab Technology

Brookdale offers the following degrees and certificates in Medical Laboratory Technology. Click on any degree name to read more in our online catalog.


Medical Laboratory Technology, A.A.S.

This program prepares students for entry level positions as medical laboratory technicians. Students will work with a variety of specimens including blood, urine, and other body fluids and tissues. They will learn to perform laboratory techniques and methodologies and how to apply them to patient specimens and clinical needs. Students will demonstrate knowledge of how to interpret the tests and procedures to provide information that will help detect, diagnose, and treat disease. Clinical experiences are required of all students.

Medical laboratory scientists are critical members of the health care team. Graduates are employed by hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, research labs, physicians and in community based medical laboratories. Upon completion of the program the student will be eligible to sit for the national certification exam administered by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1600, Chicago, Illinois, 60603, (312) 541-4999.

Specific admission criteria for the program are outlined in the college catalog. Separate polices exist for the Medical Laboratory Technology program, including grading. These policies can be found in the Medical Laboratory Technology Handbook.

All MDLT courses will be taken at Meridian Health.


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