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Advanced Technology and Allied Health

Medical Laboratory Technology

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Medical Laboratory Technology prepares you for work in a medical lab under the direction of a pathologist performing procedures in hematology, serology, immunology, chemistry, microbiology, immunohematology, and urinalysis.

MLT graduates from ASU-Beebe will obtain skills to:

  • Analyze components of bodily fluids, isolation, and identification of microorganisms
  • Study blood components, perform pre-transfusion tests and determine immune responses
  • Develop data that may be used in the diagnosis of disease and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment
  • Perform tests to assist physicians in the diagnosis of patients and aid in the prognosis of patients

A graduate can expect to work in pathology laboratories of hospitals or private pathology labs, doctors’ offices, reference labs and industries. Work hours may vary with the needs and support of the medical staff. A graduate can also become a sales representative for laboratory supply companies. Eligibility to take the exam for medical laboratory technicians is given by several nationally recognized boards such as: American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and American Medical Technologists (AMT).

For more information about the MLT program at ASU-Beebe or other technology degrees and certificates call (501) 882-8822 or email us.