Madison College's Medical Laboratory Technician - Accelerated program combines fundamental laboratory techniques and clinical experience, preparing graduates for work in laboratories serving the health care sector. Medical Laboratory Technicians are an integral part of the healthcare field, collecting samples and performing tests to analyze body fluids, tissue and other substances.
The accelerated Medical Laboratory Technician program begins in early August and concludes the following June. Students are required to have all required general education support classes completed prior to beginning the accelerated core classes. The accelerated curriculum is offered online. Students come to campus every Thursday evening and many Saturdays to complete the lab portion of the Medical Laboratory Technician program. The final weeks of the accelerated format is a clinical component, which requires students to attend full-time, Monday through Friday for six weeks.
Please note that after acceptance to the Medical Laboratory Technician program, you will be required to complete a background check and provide documentation of current required-immunizations and current Healthcare Provider CPR certification.
For more detailed information about the traditional and accelerated formats, please refer to the program information manuals in the resources section below.
Wisconsin law requires background checks for persons who provide care for others or have access to people who receive care. This law applies to students in many School of Health Sciences programs. Please review the Caregiver Background Check information on the School of Health Sciences Forms and Policies.
Accelerated Medical Laboratory Technician Classes are offered Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Medical Laboratory Technician program classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
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