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Medical Lab Technician Associate Degree

Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing professions in the United States, a trend that is expected to continue in the coming years. You don’t have to become a doctor or nurse to gain employment in this exciting and challenging field. By earning an Associate’s of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technician degree from Vista College, you can be fully prepared to launch a career as a Medical Laboratory Technician in as little as 18 months!*


What Do Medical Laboratory Technicians Do?

Medical Laboratory Technicians aren’t directly involved in the administering of patient care. Instead, they play a vital behind-the-scenes role in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and medical conditions. As an MLT, you will use highly-advanced laboratory equipment to conduct various tests on bodily fluids and tissue samples.

You’ll also be responsible for entering the data you obtain in patients’ medical records and discussing the test results with physicians when necessary.


Let’s Get Started

Take the first step on your journey to becoming an MLT. Contact a friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Representative at our El Paso, TX campus for more information today.

We offer convenient scheduling, small class sizes and many opportunities for hands-on learning. In just 40 weeks, students in our Patient Care Technician program can complete their diploma and begin applying for jobs.


Program available at these campuses:

  • El Paso, TX (Main Campus)
*Successful, full-time enrollment required to achieve stated completion date.