Medical Laboratory Technology (A.A.S.)

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Do you want to work in health care and be 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 who help assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases by performing tests on tissue, blood, and other bodily fluids. Be part of our team, in the Indian Hills Clinical Lab Science Programs.

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Total Cost: $22,176
Entry Term: Summer
Length: 8 Terms or 24 Months

"I've always been interested in the health care field, but I like being behind the scenes. Working in the laboratory you still get to play a huge role in helping doctors with diagnoses by analyzing patient samples."

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • In-state tuition: $203 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state tuition: $255 per credit hour
  • Your total bill will be based on the number of credit hours for which you are enrolled. Some programs of study will require you to purchase a uniform, books, tools, or other items, and it is important to budget for these costs as well.
  • For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit our Financial Aid page.

Yes, we have five residence halls including apartment-style and traditional style dorms.

Indian Hills has articulation agreements and transfer plans with many four-year colleges and universities. However, not all credits are guaranteed to transfer because of differences in programs and requirements among various institutions. An Academic Advisor will also assist you in your future academic plans.

The first step in order to receive financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete and submit the FAFSA online. It is important to file the FAFSA as soon after October 1st as possible to ensure you receive priority processing.

Our school code is 008298.

Most degrees at Indian Hills can be completed in approximately 2 years depending on program and individual circumstances such as transfer credits and time away from school.

View detailed program requirements in our catalog.

Medical Laboratory Technology Program Outcomes

  • Rentention Rate: 94%
  • National Certification: 89%
  • Employment Rate: 100%

  • Rentention Rate: 100%
  • National Certification: 100%
  • Employment Rate: 100%

  • Rentention Rate: 75%
  • National Certification: 33%
  • Employment Rate: 100%

The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, based on the following:

NAACLS accreditation of a medical lab technician or clinical lab assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states except New York and California, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from NAACLS-accredited medical lab technician and clinical lab assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Board of Certification and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the ASCP Board of Certification website at

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