Medical Laboratory Technician

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Mr. Stout, Ms. Therrien and Ms. Joyce
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This program is designed to prepare students for employment as entry level medical lab technicians. Upon successful completion students will earn a Medical Labortory Technician diploma, as well as, be eligible to take the certification examination provided by National Healthcare Association (NHA).

Proudly work under the supervision of medical and clinical laboratory technologists or laboratory managers or work in several areas of the clinical laboratory or specialize in just one.

With a No Waiting List and No Prerequisite Course requirements, you could be on your way to a career as a MLT in a little over 12 months.

Request more information now and experience a program that can help you achieve your goals.

  • Course plan customized to meets the needs of the busy adult
  • Day and evening classes
  • Support and financial aid planning
  • No obligation information!
Did you know?

Employment of clinical laboratory workers is expected to grow 14 percent between 2006 and 2016, faster than the average for all occupations. The volume of laboratory tests continues to increase with both population growth and the development of new types of tests.

Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Program Objectives

Studing in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology will provide you with the required methods and workable skills necessary to become a licensed health care professional.

    • Be prepared to contribute to the health industry and the hands-on health and comfort of clients.


    • Study through supervised instruction by professionals and leaders and learn by practical experience.


    • Learn by guided training in basic knowledge, clinical training, ethics and behavior you need to succeed in wellness, illness recovery, pain-relief and health care settings.


    • A Medical Laboratory Technology program offers you the skills you will need to work in a doctor’s office, a diagnostic laboratories or other medical facility.


    • Acquire the knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, serology, hemotology urinalysis, and blood bank practices.


Program Course List

ID Course Name Unit Credit Clock Hours
HC0031 Fundamentals of Allied Health Occupations 5.0 90.0
HC5301 Medical Terminology 4.0 60.0
HC6411 Legal & Ethical Aspects in Health Care 2.0 30.0
SS3411 Essentials of Health Career Success 3.0 45.0
HM4401 Fundamentals of Body Structures and Functions 3.0 45.0
HM4421 Fundamentals of Disease Process 4.0 60.0
HM4501 Pharmacology for Health Care Professionals 4.0 60.0
HP7311L Phlebotomy Theory & Practice Lab 3.0 60.0
ML1001 Introduction to Lab Assistant 3.5 60.0
ML1005C Lab Assistant Clinical 2.5 120.0
MT1000 Introduction of Laboratory Medical Technician 4.0 60.0
MT1001 Principles and Procedures of Microbiology 2.5 40.0
MT1002 Principles and Procedures of Urinalysis 1.0 15.0
MT1003 Principles and Procedures of Clinical Chemistry 2.0 30.0
MT1004 Principles and Procedures of Hematology 2.0 30.0
MT1005 Principles and Procedures of Hemostasis (Coagulation) 1.0 15.0
MT1006 Principles and Procedures of Immunohematology (Blood Bank) 3.0 45.0
MT1007 Principles and Procedures of Immunology/Serology 1.0 15.0
MT1008 Principles and Procedures of Body Fluid Analysis 1.0 15.0
MT1009 Principles & Procedures of Quality Assurance & Safety Protocol 4.0 60.0
CS0502 Introduction to Microcomputers/Keyboarding 4.0 60.0
MT1000C Medical Laboratory Technician Clinical 3.0 90.0
MT1010C Laboratory Technician Clinical 11.5 520.0

Program Completion – 1625 Hours
29% Complete (success)

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates and staff from the American Health Institute are working with leading employers and associations, including:

All Women’s Midwifery and Health Care
Brooksville Health Care
Cancer Care Center of Florida
Davita Dialysis
Excel Medical Imaging
Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Pasco
Hernando County Health Department

Holiday Heart and Vascular
Pasco Regional Medical Center
Peninsula Care and Rehab
Spring Hill Regional Hospital
Southern Pines Healthcare Center
West Coast Medical

* Learn more for important gainful employment disclosures regarding the information shown above.

Additional Program Information

A grade of “Pass” in the clinical/lab portion must be earned in order to receive a diploma. In addition to in class clock hours the students are expected to do outside class study time as detailed in your syllabus. A grade-point average of not less than 2.0 or “C” must be achieved to receive a diploma. Only those courses that are part of the program are included in computing the program GPA for programs.

Median annual wage-and-salary earnings of medical and clinical laboratory technicians were $32,840 in May 2006. The middle 50 percent earned between $26,430 and $41,020. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $21,830, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $50,250.

The profile of this job description can be found at using codes SOC 29-2012.00, CIP 51.1004.

Note: American Health Institute (AHI) has increased the hours on this program to better educate the student on skills. At this point AHI is not billing these extra hours to students tuition and fees.

Cost and Length of Program Attendance
Length of Instruction Program Tuition
.. 68 weeks $18,180.00

Gainful Employment

The Higher Education Act of 1965 requires proprietary and vocational colleges to provide an eligible program of training to prepare students for Gainful Employment. Below you will find information for related occupations listed for Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT). The web link will provide information for tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, work context, job zone, education, interests, work styles, work values, related occupations, wages and employment trends, other sources and additional information. Also included is the on-time graduation rate, tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, job placement, and median loan debt incurred.

CIP CODE: 51.1004
SOC CODE: 29-2012.00

Tuition $18,180.00
Registration Fee $20.00
Room and Board $16,976.00
Median Loan Debt $4,700.00
Institutional Financing Plans * N/A
On-Time Graduation Rate ** N/A
Placement Rate N/A

* No Institutional Financing Plans to report.
** The following programs had no graduates or program was not offered during the reporting period or did not have enough graduates for this program to report based on GE requirements.

Request more information now and experience a program that can help you achieve your goals.

  • Course plan customized to meets the needs of the busy adult
  • Day and evening classes
  • Support and financial aid planning
  • No obligation information!


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