Clinical Laboratory Technician

Available: Phil Campbell and Shoals Campuses
Advisors: K. Sheppard (5331)
B. Smith (5379)
S. Watson (6253)

Graduates of the Clinical Laboratory Technician Program are employed in hospital laboratories, physicians’ offices, and other laboratory facilities as Clinical Laboratory Technicians (CLT) and Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT). These graduates are allied-health professionals who perform analyses in the areas of microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, and immunohematology.

The program provides education and training in these sciences and in the performance of laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders. The Clinical Laboratory Program accepts students twice a year in the summer and fall semesters. The graduate receives an Associate in Applied Science Degree and will be eligible to sit for a National Certification Examination. See program webpage for accreditation information.

General Required Courses to be Completed at Northwest- Shoals Community College. It is not mandatory that all General Required Courses be completed before entering the professional phase.

Entering students are required to complete ORI 107. Transfer students are exempt from this requirement.

Students must complete specialized courses at Wallace State to receive this degree. Wallace State enrolls students in this program competitively and only in certain terms. See your advisor.

WSCC Program Director: Julie Welch 256.352.8347

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Career Degree (Wallace Linkage)