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Medical Laboratory Technician

Career Description

Medical laboratory Technician (MLT) often works under the supervision of a Medical Laboratory Scientist (Medical Technologist). A MLT performs routine tests in all areas of the clinical laboratory including Microbiology, Hematology, Immunology, Chemistry and Blood Banking.  Test results are reported to physicians and pathologists who aid in diagnosing various disease states.

Education

Accredited programs (approximately 2 years) can lead to associate and baccalaureate degrees.

Pre-requisites

Clinical experiences are arranged through the academic advisor from programs affiliated with Baystate Medical Center.

Length of Clinical Experience

Students will participate in clinical experiences for a period of 6 months.

Clinical Tracks at BMC

  • Department of Pathology

Institutional Affiliations

BMC is affiliated with the following institutions for this program:

Professional Associations and Other Information