Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Job Description

Medical laboratory technicians, also known as clinical laboratory technicians, analyze tissue, cells and bodily fluids in order to carry out tasks such as diagnosing disease and measuring medical drug levels.

Academic Requirements

Students are encouraged to enroll in Clinical Laboratory Sciences accredited associate degree programs in order to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) examinations for certification. ASCP certification is preferred by employers, and this could be advantageous when entering the professional setting.

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
$25-41
Thousand
Average
Salary
Medium
Patient
Interaction
13.23%
Job
Growth
 
High
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621

Maryville University of Saint Louis

13550 Conway Road
St. Louis, 63141
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