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The Medical Laboratory Technology degree is designed for the student who desires training in medical laboratory technology. Upon completion of the program and certification, the student may seek a career as a medical laboratory technician in hospitals, doctors’ offices, health departments, and private laboratories.
Whether it’s working in a medical lab, becoming a medical laboratory technician, or working as a technician associate, you will gain hands-on experience that other medical lab technician program do not offer.
A Medical laboratory technician uses a mix of basic and specialized laboratory skills, computer technology, and knowledge of the human body to provide accurate and precise laboratory results. Doctors and physicians require this information to diagnose, treat and monitor diseases.
Whether working in a hospital lab or local medical office lab, you will be performing important tests that provide essential information to the physician.
CVCC’s program is offered in cooperation with Centra. CVCC awards the AAS degree and Centra maintains accreditation from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018.
This program will prepare you to work as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), designated by the National Healthcare Career Association (NHA).