School of Health Professions :: Programs of Study
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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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.
- 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.
Credits: 66 Hours
Time: 2 years
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Location: Fralin Center HP339
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
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
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Location: Fralin Center HP214C