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Medical Laboratory Technician
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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Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.
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* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
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 Program; We will also accept TEAS results from other institutions if the test has been completed within 3 years of your FVTC application date
High School Transcript
Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores; Current high school students must submit an official in-progress transcript and a final official transcript after graduation.
Med Lab Technical Standards
Read, acknowledge, and submit a Technical Standards form found at: foxvalleytechnicalcollege.formstack.com/forms/medical_lab_technician_ts
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.
- 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
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; [firstname.lastname@example.org](mailto:email@example.com).
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