Medical Laboratory Technician

FACULTY:  Gerald CollinsClinLab

  • Gain the skills necessary to perform diagnostic procedures in the health care setting, such as chemical analysis of body fluids, classification of blood cells, identification of disease producing microorganisms and the selection of compatible donor blood for transfusion.
  • Students learn key principles of professional client care, confidentiality, and the team approach to patient care.
  • Successful students may complete the requirements for the Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree at CSCC in a time-shortened program.  College credit available.

CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES:

Eligible students may take the exam for Phlebotomy certification

HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT:

1st year – 1 Science, 1 Technology, 1 Elective

2nd year – 3 Elective

COLLEGE PARTNERS/CREDITS EARNED:

Columbus State Community College:  Up to 14.5 Semester Hours

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS:

Phlebotomist or Medical Laboratory Assistant

2-4 years of College, Medical Laboratory Technician, Histologist, or Cytologist

Medical School or PhD. Program to become a Pathologist