With a degree from our Medical Laboratory Technology program, students can begin an exciting career in a variety of settings as a Medical Laboratory Technician.
Associate Professor/Program Coordinator, MLT
Pierpont’s MLT program is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics has projected an 11% growth between 2018 and 2028 for laboratory professionals.
Upon graduation, students will be prepared to take their national certification exam.
95% graduation rate (three-year average)
96% employment placement rate (three-year average, one year after graduation)
With a degree in one from our Medical Laboratory Technology program, students can begin an exciting career in a variety of settings as a Medical Laboratory Technician.
|2021||2022||2023||3-year Program Average||NAACLS Benchmark|
|Certification Pass Rates||78%||100%||91%||88%||75%|
|Placement Rates (employed and/or continuing education within 1 year of graduation)||100%||100%||91%||96%||70%|
To see a model schedule for this program, please see our academic catalog.
- Apply to Pierpont Community and Technical College for the term you want to begin the program and meet the general admission requirements or be a current student
- First-time students should select “Medical Laboratory Technology” as their educational goal on their application.
- Current students looking to switch to MLT will need to complete a Change of Major form and select “Medical Laboratory Technology (AAS)” as their requested major.
- Qualified students are accepted until capacity is met.
*Students can begin the program in the fall semester.