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Medical Laboratory Technician

ACHIEVE A NEW CAREER IN AS FEW AS 20 MONTHS

Are you interested in working in a fast-paced, behind-the-scenes setting in the exciting field of health care? Have you been searching for the right medical laboratory technician school? Look no further. Concorde Career College can prepare you to perform laboratory testing in a diagnostic setting using a variety of methods and biotechnology.

Impact your community through your work

Your community can benefit from your work in diagnostic testing that can help lead to patient diagnoses. You can also serve to help prevent or reduce outbreaks of communicable diseases in your community through diagnostic lab testing.

Career-driven curriculum

Concorde’s MLT program helps prepare you to serve as a medical laboratory technician in a variety of health care settings through a comprehensive foundation of hands-on skills training.

Career outlook

Medical laboratory technician jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 22%. This field is forecasted to continue its growth because of a growing aging population that requires increased medical diagnostic testing. The medical laboratory technician salary in 2012 was $47,820; however, this varies depending on region.*
*Source: BLS.gov

Financial aid

Your success is our success. Part of our commitment to helping you achieve this success is helping you access any financial aid you may qualify for, including any scholarship programs Concorde offers.

Join our family

To learn more about Concorde’s medical laboratory technician programs, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

Classroom-to-career skills training

Our MLT courses include a focus on the following real-world skill areas:

  • Chemical analyses of bodily fluids
  • Examination of dye-stained cells to locate abnormalities
  • Medical lab equipment
  • Diagnosis of abnormal cells
  • Collection of blood or tissue samples

Where can a medical laboratory technician work?

Medical laboratory technicians can work in a variety of settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratories
  • Ambulatory health care services
  • Clinics

Accreditation

Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Medical Laboratory Technician program?

The Medical Laboratory Technician program can be completed in as few as 20 months, but this varies on location.

When does the MLT program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the Medical Laboratory Technician career outlook?

According to BLS.gov, this job field is expected to grow by 22% through 2022. As the need for diagnostic testing increases proportionately to the growth of the aging population, this employment field is expected to continue to grow. For more information on career outlooks, click here.

Why should I become a medical laboratory technician?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you contribute vital information to health care providers on a daily basis that could lead to critical patient diagnoses. You can achieve your dreams of serving an invaluable behind-the-scenes role in patient care.

Does Concorde have online Medical Laboratory Technician programs?

No, Concorde does not offer online medical laboratory technician programs at this time.

Does Concorde offer medical laboratory technician externships?

While Concorde does not have externship opportunities available, this program does offer off-site clinical opportunities for students to experience hands-on, real world learning. 

How much is tuition for Concorde’s Medical Laboratory Technician programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.