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Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Laboratory Assistant, and Phlebotomy

Consider pursuing a career as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) and become a member of the laboratory team! Join our accredited program to become an MLT and you'll have opportunities to enter flexible health care careers in clinical laboratory science. As an MLT, you will analyze blood, body fluids and microbiology cultures; work up blood units for transfusions, operate automated equipment, instruments and analyzers; and conduct manual testing in accordance with federal laws, guidelines and national standards.

The Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) 29-credit certificate program provides the education needed to prepare students as trained MLA’s in a variety of clinical laboratory settings including hospitals, clinics and physician office laboratories.

Our Phlebotomy Technician program is 12 credits and teaches the principles and practice of venipuncture, skin puncturing and processing of samples for laboratory testing.

Through our program, our dedicated faculty will prepare you for entry-level employment in laboratory medicine to meet the current and the increasing demands for medical laboratory technicians.

Majors and Offerings

We're proud to offer the following degree, credit certificate and letter of recognition:

Medical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S.

Medical Laboratory Assistant (certificate)

Phlebotomy Technician (lor)

Faculty and Staff

Christopher L. Harmon, MS, MLS(ASCP) CM
chair/assistant professor


Anne Arundel Community College's Medical Laboratory Technician A.A.S. Degree Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). NAACLS is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119

Additional Resources

If you would like information related to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program’s clinical affiliates and/or policies and procedures related to students in the MLT program, contact:

Chris Harmon, MS, MLS (ASCP)