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Medical Laboratory Technician (Associate of Applied Science)

Memphis, TN

This program is not currently enrolling students


 

Perform the Tests that Help Doctors Treat Patients and Save Lives

  • Learn skills for handling medical lab samples, performing tests and reporting results in our NAACLS-accredited degree program.*
  • Combines classroom study with a clinical practice experience to ensure you apply your skills in the real world.
  • Complete your degree in as few as 21months of study.*

Program Overview

Medical testing saves lives. Behind every medical test is a chain of laboratory professionals who work to prepare samples, conduct the correct analysis and record the results for medical practitioners. If you enjoy lab work, chemistry and biology, a career as a medical laboratory technician could be perfect for you. Concorde Career College in Memphis offers an Associate of Applied Science –Medical Laboratory Technician program you can complete in as few as 21 months.*

This program, which is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), equips you with the combination of technical knowledge, practical skills and professional principles necessary to pursue career opportunities with medical labs in hospitals, clinics, and research facilities.


Take the Next Step Now

Love the idea of a career in a medical lab? Get in touch with Concorde in Memphis today to find out if our AAS degree program is right for you.

*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.
**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for clinical laboratory technologists and technicians 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/clinical-laboratory-technologists-and-technicians.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.
ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes.
ᶛᶛClinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes. 
‡Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
†Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.
 

21* Mo

Program Length

11%**

National Employment Demand (2020-2030)

84.5

Credit Hours

435

Lab Hours

Curriculum

In order to graduate from the Medical Laboratory Technician (Associate of Applied Science) program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum:

Memphis curriculum

Medical Laboratory Technician (Associate of Applied Science) Program Outcome Data

MLT Program Outcome Data

Career Outlook

Job opportunities for Medical Laboratory Technicians look set to expand nationwide and in Tennessee as demand for health care continues to grow.

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for clinical laboratory technologists and technicians 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/clinical-laboratory-technologists-and-technicians.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

The Medical Laboratory Technician (Associate of Applied Science) Program is licensed by the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, Division of Health Licensure and Regulation, Office of Health Related Boards. The program has been awarded Initial Accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, (773) 714-8880 or www.naacls.org.

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