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medical laboratory technician schools in arizona

Last Updated on December 27, 2022 by Fola Shade

List of all Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician colleges in Arizona

SchoolAverage TuitionStudent Teacher RatioEnrolled Students
Brookline College-Phoenix Phoenix, AZ 69 : 11,451
Carrington College-Phoenix North Phoenix, AZ 36 : 11,644
Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ    73 : 111,109
Pima Community College Tucson, AZ    76 : 119,512

Medical Laboratory Technician Program Overview

Launch a rewarding career in medical science by helping researchers unearth new cures for medical illnesses and diseases. In as little as 64 weeks, you can earn your Associate of Science degree and begin your career as a Medical Laboratory Technician.

Our Medical Laboratory Technician program will prepare you for this exciting career path by helping you build a solid foundation in various laboratory concepts, theories, and applications. By learning how to collect, process, and secure samples, you will gain the necessary skills to help scientists, researchers, and pathologists detect, diagnose, and treat diseases. Upon program completion, you will be ready to advance your career by entering this noble profession. For more information, fill out a request form today.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long is the Medical Laboratory Technician program?

Students at Brookline College can complete the Medical Laboratory Technician program in as little as 64 weeks.

What is the cost of the Medical Laboratory Technician program?

Tuition costs for the Medical Laboratory Technician program can vary depending on your individual situation (i.e. location, finances, etc.). For the Medical Laboratory Technician degree at Brookline, we offer a number of financial aid options to qualifying students. Reach out to one of our school representatives for more information.

Where do Medical Laboratory Technicians work?

Graduates of our Medical Laboratory Technician program can work in healthcare settings, such as clinics, hospitals, reference laboratories, research laboratories, and pharmaceutical facilities.

What classes will I take to earn my Associates degree in Medical Laboratory Technology?

Students enrolled in the Medical Laboratory Technician program can expect to take classes in:

  • Urinalysis
  • Routine Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology

What are typical class hours for the Medical Laboratory Technician program?

Classes usually start at 8:00 AM and end at 12:00 PM. Breaks are scheduled after 50 minutes of instruction and last for 10 minutes.

Medical Laboratory Technician Curriculum (62.5 Credits)

Now more than ever, the Medical Laboratory Technician plays a vital role in the healthcare system. They support researchers and physicians in the pursuit of detecting, diagnosing, and treating a multitude of diseases.

Beyond learning the basic techniques for collecting and processing laboratory samples, Medical Laboratory Technician program students receive valuable training in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology.

Upon earning your associate degree, you will be prepared for entry-level lab tech positions in a variety of healthcare settings.

Course Totals62.5

Program Concentration – 47.5 Credits

CourseCredit Hours
MLT 100 Introduction to MLT3
MLT 101 Urinalysis3
MLT 105 Microbiology I4
MLT 110 Microbiology II4
MLT 115 Routine Hematology4
MLT 120 Clinical Chemistry I4
MLT 130 Immunohematology4
MLT 135 Clinical Chemistry II4
MLT 141 MLT First Level Sim Lab2
MLT 170 Introduction to Immunology2
MLT 215 Hematology in Disease3
MLT 241 MLT Second Level Sim Lab2
MLT 251 MLT Clinical Experience8.5

General Education – 12 Credits

CourseCredit Hours
Open Science – Science/Bio/A&P3
Open English3
Open Math3
Open Soc Science – Social/Behavioral Science (Psych)3

Additional Course Requirements – 3 Credits

CourseCredit Hours
CHM 100 General Chemistry3


Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition costs for the Medical Laboratory Technician program can vary depending on your individual situation (i.e. location, finances, etc.). For the Medical Laboratory Technician degree at Brookline, we offer a number of financial aid options to qualifying students. Reach out to one of our school representatives for more information.

More than 80% of Brookline College students use some form of financial aid to help cover the cost of their education. That’s why we offer personalized counseling from a Student Finance Advisor to help make your college experience more affordable.

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