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School of Health Professions :: Programs of Study

Medical Laboratory Technology - Apply Now

If someone is interested in the program, they should submit their official high school and college transcripts to the attention of the pre-admission advisor, Pam Woody (Health Careers Specialist). She can review them and then discuss your particular circumstances with you to answer questions you may have. We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible for advising purposes. Applicants can work with the advisor to select appropriate courses if they desire to pursue consideration for the program. The current application can also be used to express interest for future consideration.

How To Apply

We require all application material(s) be submitted to Health Professions. If you fail to do so, be aware we will not be responsible for any delays in processing your file. Complete the following and submit to Pam Woody, VWCC - Health Professions, 3091 Colonial Ave., Roanoke, VA 24015.

1. Apply to VWCC

If you are not a current VWCC student, apply to the college by completing a VWCC college application. You are encouraged to complete the application online at Please make sure you indicate your plan of study as Medical Laboratory/Pre-Admission on the application.

2. Apply to the Medical Laboratory Program

Apply by completing a 2019 Medical Laboratory Application Form. (PDF)

3. Obtain and submit your transcripts

Have all official sealed transcripts (high school and college) and a copy of GED scores (if applicable) submitted. Remember, if you obtain transcripts directly, do not open any envelope which contain a transcript, they are no longer "official" to us when you open them. It is the applicant's responsibility to request their own transcripts and pay any required fees. Faxed transcripts are not considered "official" for application. Please do not request transcripts from VWCC or any other community college in Virginia. College graduates must still provide their official HS transcript. GED holders must also submit official high school transcripts, if completed at least through the 9th grade.

Tuition: $
Credits: 66 Hours
Time: 2 years

Advising/Info Office

Location: Fralin Center HP339
Phone: 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