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Medical Laboratory Technology

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 67

Format: In-person

Time to Complete: 2 Years

Start Term: Fall

Location: Davidson Campus

Average Starting Salary

$34,070-37,760/year ($16.38-18.15/hour)

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What You Can Get

What It's About

The Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum prepares individuals to perform clinical laboratory procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, and immunohematology that may be used in the maintenance of health and diagnosis/treatment of disease.

Courses You'll Take

Course work emphasizes mathematical and scientific concepts related to specimen collection, laboratory testing and procedures, quality assurance, and reporting/recording and interpreting findings involving tissues, blood, and body fluids.

What You'll Gain

Graduates may be eligible to take examinations given by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification. Employment opportunities include laboratories in hospitals, medical offices, industry, and research facilities.

67 Credit Hours: $5,092.00

Student Fees: $386.25

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The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, 773.714.8880.

Davidson-Davie Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of  Davidson-Davie Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Graduation Rate:  At least 70% of those entering the second half of the program (first clinical rotation) will graduate from the program. 

Davidson-Davie’s Program Completion Rate:

  • 2020: 100%
  • 2021: 100%
  • 2022: 93%
  • 2023: 100%


Passing Rate for Certification Exams:  At least 75% of those graduating in a given year will pass a board of certification examination within the first year of graduation. 

Davidson-Davie’s Certification Exam Pass Rate:

  • 2020: 100%
  • 2021: 100%
  • 2022: 100%
  • 2023: 100%


Employment of Graduates:  At least 70% of graduates who seek employment will be successful in obtaining employment in MLT or continue their education within one year of graduation. 

Davidson-Davie’s Job Placement Rate:

  • 2020: 100%
  • 2021: 100%
  • 2022: 100%
  • 2023: 100%


Graduate Satisfaction:  At least 90% of graduates will evaluate the quality of instruction, their ability to perform as an entry-level MLT, and the impact of the program on the quality of life in positive terms. 

Davidson-Davie’s Graduate Satisfaction Rate:

  • 2020: 100%
  • 2021: 100%
  • 2022: 100%
  • 2023: 100%

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