- Institutional and Programmatic Accreditation
Prep for MLT (ASCP) Certification
The MLT program offers a comprehensive curriculum and real-world experience. In our NAACLS-accredited program, you will be prepared for and can apply to take the MLT (ASCP) certification exam. Plus, the exam fee is included in your total program costs.2
Save time and money on your Associate's degree with self-directed assessments. These $99 online, interactive assessments allow you to show that you already achieved the skills and knowledge for a particular course and don't need to take it. We'll provide prep materials and you can work with a peer tutor to prepare at no additional cost. Learn more about self-directed assessments and other Knowledge Credit™ options.
Blend of On-Campus & Online MLT Courses
The curriculum is offered through a blend of on-campus and online courses, through which you’ll gain a solid understanding of the healthcare industry. The on-campus MLT courses are offered in Minnesota at the Lake Elmo/Woodbury Campus.
Medical Lab Technician
With a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) degree in Minnesota you can become an essential part of patient diagnosis. In the MLT program, you study comprehensive courses that include clinical chemistry and microbiology, hematology, transfusion medicine and phlebotomy. Hands-on curriculum and experienced training in our NAACLS-accredited MLT program prepare you to have a positive impact on patients’ lives while working primarily behind the scenes. In as few as 21 months, you can earn your degree, prepare for MLT certification and be on your way to a rewarding healthcare career.1
Medical Lab Technician
Finish in as few as
- On-Campus and Online Classes
- Field Experience
Students looking to have a positive impact on patients' lives, work behind the scenes of the medical field and start a successful career as a medical laboratory technician with well-rounded knowledge about the field.
Prepares you for
Medical and clinical laboratory technician
Not Sure This Degree Is Right for You?
What Does a Medical Lab Technician Do? (A Closer Look)
You’ve heard about the exciting career opportunity in the healthcare industry, but you don’t exactly picture yourself as a nurse. Find out what you can do with a Medical Laboratory Technician Associate's degree and see if it’s the right one for you.
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians – Minnesota
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
The Medical Laboratory Technician Associate's degree program at the Lake Elmo/Woodbury and Moorhead campuses in Minnesota and the Green Bay campus in Wisconsin is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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- Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
- The application fee for each qualified student’s first exam attempt is included in the total program costs. Should you need to take the exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics reported through CareerOneStop, [salary data accessed November 27, 2019] https://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/. BLS salary data represents averaged earnings in Minnesota for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed July 7, 2021] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed July 7, 2021] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
- Labor Market Employment Outlook as reported by Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development [career information accessed December 11, 2019] https://apps.deed.state.mn.us/lmi/projections/Results.aspx?dataset=1&geog=2701000000&code=292012.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Study. Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2019. Accessed by July 15, 2020. Data is for persons age 25 and older who are full-time wage and salary earners. https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed July 7, 2021] www.bls.gov/ooh/. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2019-2029). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement. Employment conditions in your area may vary.