Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree Program
A medical laboratory technician is a medical professional who performs tests that help physicians and nurses diagnose, monitor, prevent and treat diseases. This role is integral to healthcare teams.
Careers for Medical Laboratory Technicians
When you’re a Pima Medical Institute student, you get access to our Career Services team—here for you when you need extra help with finding the right job opportunities, building a resume, strengthening your interview skills or just looking for general guidance.
At Pima Medical Institute, most programs allow students to work in their field through clinical externships—a chance to be mentored by full-time professionals and interface with real patients.
In addition to real-world experience, clinical externships offer students resume-worthy opportunities, letters of recommendation from supervisors and sometimes job placement directly after graduation.
Learn more about the courses in this program.
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“Even though the obstacles were great, my family and my instructors made the transition and process smooth and efficient. The MLT program instructors, program director and administrative staff were always available to help with whatever I needed. During my externship, I was hired as a quality specialist for a microbiology department with Infinity Laboratories. I’ve since decided I want more and am hoping to be accepted into a physician assistant program in the near future.”
Sheila Kirkpatrick, Medical Laboratory Technician Graduate
Pima Medical Blog
Medical laboratory professionals are crucial to every healthcare team as they collaborate with doctors, nurses and other medical workers to help diagnose patients. These roles
Choosing the right healthcare career is a very important decision and weighing the advantages and disadvantages is essential. So, before committing to the medical laboratory technician field,
Sheila already had a degree in the medical field she wanted to pursue for her career, but was missing the certification she needed to land