Medical Laboratory Technician
(Formerly Clinical Laboratory Technician)
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Begin a healthcare career as a medical laboratory technician (MLT) or clinical laboratory technician (CLT) in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices. Opportunities also exist in commercial industries, scientific research and infection control. Students attend classes four to five days each week; the clinical experiences near the program’s end are arranged at clinical laboratories.
Career Outlook: Currently, the job market looks favorable. In the laboratory, the MLT
and CLT perform analytical procedures under the supervision of a medical technologist
Program Code: 10-513-1
Start Dates: August/January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Special Admission Requirements: One year high school-level or one semester college-level algebra, biology and chemistry; medical and criminal background documentation in compliance with Wisconsin's Caregiver Law.
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 Course Requirements