Medical Laboratory Technology

The Medical Laboratory Technology program prepares students to perform clinical laboratory procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, and immunohematology that may be used in the maintenance of health and the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Coursework emphasizes mathematical and scientific concepts related to specimen collection, laboratory testing and procedures, quality assurance, and reporting/recording and interpreting findings involving tissue, blood, and body fluids. Graduates may be eligible to take examinations given by the Board of Certification of the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Employment opportunities include laboratories in hospitals, medical offices, industry, and research facilities. 

Perry Health Sciences Admissions
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Ready to get started at Wake Tech? Follow the steps below to begin:

The clinical admissions procedure for MLT is a two-part process utilizing both a first-come, first-served process and class completion. Those applicants with the most general education courses classes completed with a “C” or better and with the earliest clinical application submission date will be selected to begin the MLT classes.

  • Once all admissions requirements have been met, submit a Clinical Application to an Admissions and Academic Advisor at the Perry Health Sciences Campus to be considered eligible for the MLT program.  

    • Email the MLT clinical application to [email protected].

    • The clinical application deadline is May 15 for Fall (August) entry.


Once admitted into the MLT classes, students are required to attend a mandatory departmental orientation and complete all clinical site requirements.


Note: Wake Tech Community College is continuously evaluating admissions procedures and reserves the right to make changes as necessary.