The Medical Technology Department is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS *). It offers an Associate Degree in Applied Science (A.A.S.)which prepares the student for a career as a medical laboratory technician.
* NAACLS, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont IL 60018
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After completion of the required course work at Middlesex County College, which includes practical experience, students are eligible to take a certification exam either through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or the National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel (NCA). The American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Registry (BOR) and the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) signed an agreement forming a single certification agency for medical laboratory professionals on July 21, 2009. The agency will be called the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC), and the agreement is effective at the end of October. As more information becomes available about this change it will be posted.
MLT Program Mission: The Medical Laboratory Technology program’s mission is to prepare qualified students as clinical laboratory technicians to service the needs of the health care testing laboratories in our community.
MLT Program Goal: Serve all interested students with completed entrance pre-requisites who wish to pursue a career in Medical Laboratory Technology, with or without the intention of completing a bachelor’s degree.