What is MLT?

Two femal students working with tubesThe Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program prepares students to work as medical laboratory technicians in clinical laboratories, industry and biotechnology. The MLT curriculum combines classroom lectures, student laboratories and clinical training to foster the analytical and problem solving skills required in this profession.

Graduates who successfully complete the MLT program are eligible to sit for national certification exams offered by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)  and the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB).

The De Anza College MLT Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Library Sciences (NAACLS), which can be contacted at 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119 or  773.714.8880. It is approved by the Laboratory Field Services unit of the California Department of Health Services.

What's new

Information Meetings

Come to an information meeting for the MLT program

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018: 6:30 p.m., Room S-73 (Building S 7)
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018: 6:30 p.m., Room S-73 (Building S 7)

These are informal meetings for anyone interested in the MLT program. Bring an unofficial copy of your transcripts and plan to stay after the meeting to meet with one of our instructors. Parking is $3. 

LFS has recently changed accepted services of foreign transcript evaluations.

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