This program is approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (5600 N River Road, Suite 720; Rosemont, IL 60018; 773-714-8880). A combination of fundamental laboratory techniques and clinical experience prepares graduates for work in laboratories serving the health care sector. The final semester of training is in laboratories in Madison and throughout Wisconsin. Students should anticipate the possibility of traveling or relocating to complete the clinical rotation. A list of laboratories used is available in the program director’s office. Students are admitted for the fall semester.
Graduates of the program qualify for the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Certification Exam for MLT(ASCP).
Throughout the MLT program, students acquire various skills that prepare them for entry-level MLT positions. A student who graduates from the program will be able to:
*Participate in training peers on technical skills
Revised 11/2012- State Wide Curriculum-Sue Beglinger
*Madison College Outcomes
With additional training and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:
Madison College offers its medical lab training in two formats, the regular 2-year, 5-semester program and an accelerated Medical Laboratory Technician program. The Accelerated program begins early August and concludes by the end of the following June. Successful students have all the required general education support classes completed prior to beginning the accelerated core classes. The Accelerated curriculum is offered online. Students come to campus Thursday evenings and every other Saturday to complete the labs for this Medical Laboratory program. Take the Accelerated Learning Survey (PDF 46.39KB) to see if the accelerated format is for you.
Caregiver Background Check (CBC); view the Background Information Disclosure Instructions (PDF) found on the Department of Health and Family Services website and Center for Health and Safety Education policy found on the Madison College website.
Physical exam with a completed Health History Form on file prior to beginning the first semester clinical rotation.
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