Printed on 1/19/2022

Program Availability *

Medical Laboratory Technician

Locations Spring 2022 Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023
Appleton

Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

$11,090.52*
Cost based on current tuition and fees
$730.00*
Additional materials and supplies
$1,966.15*
Textbooks

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Program Info & Outcomes

Program Outcomes

  • Apply modern clinical methodologies including problem solving and troubleshooting according to predetermined criteria
  • Collect and process biological specimens
  • Correlate laboratory results to diagnosis of clinical conditions and/or diseases
  • Model professional behaviors, ethics, and appearance
  • Monitor and evaluate quality control in the laboratory
  • Perform information processing in the clinical laboratory
  • Practice laboratory safety and regulatory compliance

Additional Information

You will be required to complete a Certified Criminal Background Check prior to enrollment into internship or clinical experience. Do not submit these records until you are asked to provide them to your instructors.

Your program requires that you complete Anatomy & Physiology which has the following prerequisite: ACCPL Read >= 80 OR ACT Read >= 20 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; ACCPL Sentence >= 83 OR ACT Engl >=18 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; and 2 semesters of HS Chemistry OR Gen Chemistry (10-806-134) with C or better.

Students will be required to electronically submit clinical documentation, which includes immunizations and COVID vaccination, when accepted into core courses or clinical placement.

The practicum or internship is a supervised unpaid clinical experience.

There is a possibility that clinical placement may not be immediately guaranteed.
Please review the [Medical Laboratory Technician Student Handbook](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/Medical-Lab-Technician-Handbook.pdf).

Students must obtain a C grade in each required general education and core course. If a C grade is not obtained, you will be required to repeat the course. 

Criminal activity reported will be communicated to healthcare agencies that provide student clinical and internship opportunities. Healthcare agencies have the legal right to deny a clinical or internship experience based on crimes committed. Completion of your program cannot be guaranteed if your criminal history precludes you from completing any clinical or internship experience.

Program Accreditation/Certification

The Medical Laboratory Technician program at Fox Valley Technical College has been granted serious applicant status by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). NAACLS, 5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119; phone: 773-714-8880; fax: 773-714-8886; [info@naacls.org](mailto:info@naacls.org).

Medical Laboratory Technician Program Instructors: 
- Rebecca Smith, MBA, MT(ASCP)SC, Program Director 
- Rhonda Daily, MS, MLT (ASCP)CM, Instructor
- Suzanne Thierer, BS CTET, MLT(ASCP), Instructor
- Alan Weir, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Instructor

[FVTC Medical Laboratory Technician Outcomes](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/MLT-Program-Outcomes.pdf)

Admissions Requirements

TEAS Score Requirement

A TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) composite score of 58.7 or above is required for admission to the Pre-Associate Degree Nursing, Dental Hygiene, OTA , Medical Lab, Neurodiagnostic, and Vet Tech Programs.

High School Transcript

Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores.

Med Lab Technical Standards

Read, acknowledge, and submit a Technical Standards form found at: foxvalleytechnicalcollege.formstack.com/forms/medical_lab_technician_ts



Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 45 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

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Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738