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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

MLT program questions

Contact your advisor or
Virginia Haynes MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
MLT Program Director
[email protected]

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

Plan Your Education

Updates have been made to admission requirements and/or pre-program course work for Fall of 2023.  Please see an advisor for changes.

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

Program Guide

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!

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 BrazellAlum, Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) AAS
“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 BehnkeAlum, Medical Laboratory Technician AAS
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$14,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

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

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    Accreditation

    National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

    The Medical Laboratory Technician program is NAACLS accredited. NAACLS is located at 5600 N River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, www.naacls.org

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