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Medical Laboratory Technology - Associate of Applied Science

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).

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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.
Tuition: $
Credits: 66 Hours
Time: 2 years
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Advising/Info Office

Location: Fralin Center HP339
Phone: 540-857-7306 or 857-7307
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Program Head

Jeffrey S. Gillette
Professor, Medical Lab Technology

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

Carole S. Graham, Dean
Administration & business contacts
Location: Fralin Center HP214C
Phone: 540-857-6717