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Overview

Are you interested in working in a medical laboratory setting? How about performing tests that help diagnose and treat disease? If so, you may want to become a medical laboratory technician (MLT)! The medical laboratory technician program at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN provides the entry level knowledge and technical skills needed to work in a medical laboratory. MLT graduates leave the program prepared for the national certification exam.

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Goals and Outcomes

Program Goals and Outcomes

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your MLT degree at Lake Superior College.

LSC Program Guide

 

Before you start the program:

  • Pre-program courses are also available at Rainy River Community College in International Falls, MN

Career Information

SuperStrong® Career & Interest Assessment

Find out what your interests and strengths are with this 10-minute online assessment. Then see what careers and programs at Lake Superior College may line up with them!

Skills & Knowledge

  • Phlebotomy (drawing blood)
  • Test specimens (blood, body fluids, tissues and cells) for abnormalities or diseases
  • Analysis in hematology, microbiology, coagulation, urinalysis, clinical chemistry and transfusion service
  • Internship with health care professionals – communicating test results and resolving diagnostic/testing inconsistencies

After you graduate:

“With high demand for med lab techs and scientists, you can pretty much get a job anywhere. The LSC medical laboratory tech program is challenging. It takes a lot of work and dedication, but if you push through, it is well-rewarding.”

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MLT alumna
Malorie Brazell, alumLSC Medical Laboratory Technician AAS degree/St. Cloud State University MLS degree Pathways Program
“I have been fortunate at St. Luke’s to have so many opportunities to improve my knowledge base. My co-workers put care and dedication into each and every sample that passes through the lab. They work as a team to continually improve and communicate effectively.”

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Emily Behnke, Alum,Medical Laboratory Technician A.A.S. Degree

$14,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

The MLT degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

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Accreditation

The Medical Laboratory Technician program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

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