Allied Health - City Park

Medical Laboratory Technician

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Career Opportunities

The Majority of MLTs work in hospital laboratories. Other places of employment include:

  • Clinics
  • Doctor’s offices
  • Blood banks
  • Research and commercial laboratories

Starting MLT graduates salaries range from $13.00 to $18.00 per hour.

See the Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook for additional information.


Educational Opportunities

A medical laboratory technician can become a medical technologist by completing a baccalaureate degree and either three years of general laboratory experience or attending an accredited medical technology program. Please contact the Allied Health Admissions Office at 504-671-6201 for more information.