Medical Laboratory Technician: AAS

Department: Aviation and Technical Education
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Degree

Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT’s) work under the supervision of a medical technologist or physician to perform tests that help physicians diagnose and treat diseases. MLT’s prepare samples for analysis, use equipment to identify micro-organisms, monitor tests and procedures, analyze the chemical content of fluids, match blood for transfusions, and test for drug levels in the blood.

Special Information

Labs must be completed at the Blanding campus.

View Potential Careers

Students may pursue the following careers:

  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Family Practice
  • Specialized Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Concurrent Enrollment
  • Federal & State Lab
  • Donor Centers
  • FDA Inspector
  • Forensics*
  • Medical Technologist*

*Requires a bachelor's degree

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Labs must be completed at the Blanding campus.

International Students

Online classes are not available to USU F-1 and J-1 sponsored students. International students sponsored by USU on a F-1 visa can study at Logan or Price campus and must register for face-to-face classes. International students sponsored by USU on a J-1 visa can study at Logan campus and must register for face-to-face classes.