Medical Laboratory Technician Associate of Science Degree
Credit Hours: 62
Time to Complete: Day- 60 Weeks
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Welcome to the Brookline College Associate of Science Degree – Medical Laboratory Technician program. At Brookline, we believe that a solid foundation in medical practices can be the difference between a job and your career. Additionally, we recognize the importance of an education in general studies. Therefore, we have developed our medical laboratory technician program to incorporate both the basics of general education with the critical elements of a degree in Medical Laboratory Technician.
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The testing that is conducted by Medical Laboratory Technicians plays an important role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of many diseases. Medical Laboratory Technicians are responsible for specimen collection, processing and analysis in the areas of blood bank, chemistry, hematology, immunology/serology, microbiology and urinalysis using manual, automated and computerized equipment. Upon completion, graduates will have acquired the skills required for entry-level positions in a variety of healthcare settings.
What will you learn at Brookline?
Each Medical Laboratory Technician course we offer is designed to provide students with a strong education in laboratory concepts, theory and applications. Students receive hands-on, example based, instruction from professional educators that have worked in the field of laboratory medicine. For detailed program information, click here. Students will learn the theory and technical skills required to perform routine testing chemistry, blood bank, hematology, immunology/serology, microbiology and urinalysis. Click here to view our catalog. In addition, students are introduced to health care organizations, medical terminology, safety and patient rights policies and procedures and quality control practices associated with the laboratory.
Upon graduation, students will have attained entry-level medical laboratory technician skills that will benefit employers in the areas of:
Starting your Career!
Upon completion of the clinical experience portion of the program, you will be prepared to enter the workplace with your new degree! As a graduate of the Medical Laboratory Technician Associate of Science Degree program at Brookline College you will be prepared to function in entry-level positions in various medical laboratory settings such as hospitals, clinical laboratories, doctor’s offices, reference or research laboratories.
Additionally, our dedicated career services department as well as networks in the local community will ensure that you receive every available opportunity to interview for and attain the right job to move your career forward.