Western Piedmont Community College’s Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program prepares you to work in medical labs, performing clinical procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, and immunohematology as part of the team that provides health maintenance, diagnosis and treatment of disease to patients.
Topics covered include mathematical and scientific concepts related to specimen collection, laboratory testing and procedures, quality assurance and reporting, recording, and interpreting findings from tests involving tissues, blood and body fluids.
Graduates of the program may be eligible to take the examination given by the Board of Certification of the American Society for Clinical Pathologists.
You should consult your advisor for information about course scheduling before enrolling in any MLT classes.
So where can I work?
If you graduate with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology at WPCC, you will be prepared for jobs in medical labs in a variety of settings, including