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Medical Laboratory Technician Program

Associate of Applied Science│<2 Years│67 Credits│Fond du Lac Campus│Eligible for Financial Aid

Earn a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) associate degree at Moraine Park and start your career as a MLT in less than two years. External certification outcomes, graduation rates outcomes, attrition rates outcomes, and placement rates outcomes can be viewed here.

100% Certification Rate (2020-22)
95% Graduation Rate (2020-22)
96% Job Placement Rate (2019-21)

Moraine Park’s Medical Laboratory Technician program prepares students for entry-level laboratory work performing tests on tissue, blood and other body fluids to help doctors diagnose illnesses, make medical decisions and plan treatment options.

In the Medical Lab Technician program, students gain hands-on experience performing routine clinical lab tests, such as hematology (blood tests), clinical chemistry (often used to determine a patient’s general health), microbiology (used to identify infections), coagulation, molecular and other diagnostic techniques.

Medical Laboratory (Fond du Lac)

What You’ll Learn

Through a combination of hands-on coursework and a clinical site placement, medical lab technician students learn laboratory safety, practice collecting and processing biological specimens, monitor and evaluate quality control in the laboratory, correlate lab tests to a diagnosis of a condition or disease and more.

State Licensure Disclosure: Moraine Park’s Medical Laboratory Technician program prepares students to obtain the educational requirements for licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. No determination has been made if the curriculum matches the educational requirements for preparation, examinations, or licensure for other states. Visit the Accreditation page for more details about accreditation.

Licensing Organization: American Society for Clinical Pathology

Program Effectiveness Data

In addition to the goals and student learning outcomes listed elsewhere on this site, the performance of the program is reflected through program effectiveness data as defined by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, (NAACLS), http://www.naacls.org. Program effectiveness data includes program certification rate, graduation rate, attrition rate and job placement rate. This data is calculated using the average of the past three program years. Additional questions about the program effectiveness data should be directed to the Program Director. The Medical Laboratory Technician program’s annual report to NAACLS reflected the following:

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