Medical Laboratory Technology

microscope used in media laboratory technology program

Medical Laboratory Technology

This Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum prepares individuals to perform clinical laboratory procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, and immunohematology that may be used in the maintenance of health and diagnosis/treatment of disease.

Thank you for your interest in the Medical Laboratory Technology Program at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. Please read the following information thoroughly. Admission to the program follows the Selective criteria. We want to make sure you have the best possible chance of being selected by completing all processes and submitting all necessary application documents completely, correctly, and by the deadline!

Course work emphasizes mathematical and scientific concepts related to specimen collection, laboratory testing and procedures, quality assurance, and reporting/recording and interpreting findings involving tissues, blood, and body fluids.

Graduates may be eligible to take examinations given by the Board of Registry of Medical Technologists of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or the National Certifying Agency. Employment opportunities include laboratories in hospitals, medical offices, industry, and research facilities.


Title Credential Credit Hours Link to program details
Medical Laboratory Technology A.A.S. Degree 74 ‌‌

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To apply to the Medical Laboratory Technology Program, please see additional criteria at Application Criteria Medical Laboratory Technology

Please contact Admissions at (828) 398-7900 for more information.

To find out more about entrance requirements and to view a complete list of courses by semester, visit Medical Laboratory Technology A.A.S.

Academic Year 2019 2020 2021
External Certification Results (ASCP BOC) 100% 100% 100%
Graduation Rates 83% 88% 86%
Attrition Rates 17% 13% 14%
Employment Placement Rates and/or Further Education 100% 100% 100%