Career Studies Certificate (Health Professions)

Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technician

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Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technician

Did you know that Medical Laboratory Technology at Virginia Western Community College prepares you to assist in the diagnosis of diseases by performing lab tests? Check out our local job board for current opportunities. Begin your journey today to a career that assists doctors in the diagnosis of disease.

This curriculum is designed to academically prepare students to apply for the restricted admissions AAS Medical Laboratory Technology program and to gain a job ready skill in health professions. Students will either prepare to take the National Registry of EMT certification exam or prepare to work in a medical office. Students should be aware that completion of this program does not guarantee admission into the AAS Medical Laboratory Technology program.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 27 Hours
Time: 1 year

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change

ADVISING

healthprofessions@virginiawestern.edu
 Fralin Center HP339
New Students: Chapman Hall
 540-857-6644
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
School of Health Professions
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

PROGRAM HEAD

Jeffrey S. Gillette
Professor, Medical Lab Technology
jgillette@virginiawestern.edu

A.A.S. – Monroe Community College, 1985
B.S. – Daemen College, 1987
M.S. – University of Rochester, 1993
Ph.D. – N.C. State University, 2000

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Martha Sullivan, Dean