Medical Laboratory Technicians are in demand
(Previously Clinical Laboratory Science)
Detect, diagnose, and treat disease. Work in a medical setting performing clinical laboratory procedures. Perform tests in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology. Currently, MWCC MLT students are experiencing 90% graduation rate and 100% job placement. Our MLT students have a 90% success rate on passing the ASCP Board of Registry Exam for MLTs in the past 2 years on the first attempt (above the National Average). The three-year average attrition rate for MWCC’s MLT students is 13.6%.
In partnership with Heywood Hospital, Gardner; HealthAlliance Hospital, Leominster; St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester; Cheshire Medical Center Dartmouth Hitchcock, Keene, NH; Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Ayer; Marlboro Hospital, Marlboro; Emerson Hospital, Concord; Athol Memorial Hospital, Athol; Southern NH Medical Center, Nashua, NH; Harrington Hospital, Southbridge; Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield.
The MLT (formerly CLS) program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science, 5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018, telephone 773-714-8880. Graduates of the CLS program will be eligible to take the national certification examination, such as those offered by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology or the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel.