Associate of Applied Science (Health Professions)

Medical Laboratory Technology

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Medical Laboratory Technology

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.

The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018 (773-714-8880, NAACLSinfo@naacls.org).

Mission Statement

The Medical Laboratory Technology Program strives to provide quality educational experiences that enable students to become effective, professional members of the clinical laboratory team who can respond to the changing nature of the clinical laboratory.

Goals

  • To provide selected students the opportunity to obtain knowledge that enables them to become contributing members of the allied health team as competent entry-level medical laboratory technicians.
  • To stimulate critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • To retain and prepare students academically to complete the program and successfully pass the MLT ASCP Examination.
  • To instill in our students a professional work ethic, a desire for life-long learning, and an appreciation for clinical laboratory science as a profession.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 71 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*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