Pursue an Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
at Lord Fairfax Community College
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.
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.
Watch a video on how a medical laboratory professionals impact on patient care is bigger than you may think.