Medical Laboratory Technology

Needles, tubes of blood, pipets. Let’s help doctors make a life-saving diagnosis, and get you a Life.Changing. Career!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term Summer Term
Length of Program 8 Terms (24 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

 

Do you want to work in healthcare and like being part of a team? Then a medical laboratory is the place for you! Medical Lab Technicians are an integral part of the health care team. We assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases by performing tests on tissue, blood, and other bodily fluids. Come be a part of our team, in the Indian Hills Clinical Lab Science Programs.

 

After graduation you will be eligible to take the ASCP Board of Certification’s national professional certification examination, and will be able to work in a variety of clinical settings that include hospital laboratories, physicians' offices, and clinics. In this day of critical staff shortages, there is an extremely urgent need for talented graduates. Let’s make you one of them. Apply today!

 

What you will learn:
  • Become proficient with a microscope
  • Learn the proper techniques to draw blood
  • Learn about basic instrumentation and how to maintain it
  • Learn how the different departments within the Laboratory function
  • Learn how to follow safety and infection control procedures

 

Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Medical Laboratory Technology Program Details below to see how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career as a Medical Lab Technologist, Phlebotomist, or a Research Lab Technician!

 

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Program Outcomes (2014–2016)

Graduation Year                  2014       2015       2016

Retention Rate                      67%        67%          —

National Certification         100%    100%         —

Employment Rate                100%     100%        —


NA* = Data is not available at this time; as MLA National Certification Exam will only be starting July 2016.

 

 

CONTACT US

Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Stacie!

Stacie Mason, Program Director, Medical Laboratory Technology
(641)683-5319 or (800)726-2585 x5319
Stacie.Mason@indianhills.edu