Pursue an Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology at Lord Fairfax Community College

Pursue an Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
at Lord Fairfax Community College

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A career as a Medical Laboratory Technician might be for you!

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What is a Laboratory Technician?

Medical Laboratory Technicians are members of the health care team who run diagnostic tests on blood and body fluids in a variety of departments including hematology, clinical chemistry, blood bank, microbiology, urinalysis and immunology.

What’s so cool about the Laboratory Technician degree at LFCC?

  • Solving Mysteries! Over 70% of a patient’s diagnosis is based on laboratory testing!
  • It’s Convenient – Attend class on campus one day per week.
  • You Save Money – Courses are 1/3 the cost of tuition compared to most 4 year colleges and universities.

Job Outlook

Laboratory Medicine is a fast-growing field, and there is a great demand for clinical laboratory professionals. Medical Laboratory Technician jobs will increase 18% by 2024. More than 2X the average rate. MLTs typically earn an average salary of $40,000 to $50,000 per year.

Video

Watch a video on how a medical laboratory professionals impact on patient care is bigger than you may think.

IMPORTANT: All application material is due to the Office of Health Professions prior to June 29th of the year.

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