Medical Laboratory Technology Program Overview (A45420)

The Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum prepares individuals to perform clinical laboratory procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, and transfusion medicine that may be used in the maintenance of health and diagnosis/treatment of disease.

Course work emphasizes mathematical and scientific concepts related to specimen collection, laboratory testing and procedures, quality assurance, and reporting/recording and interpreting findings involving tissues, blood, and body fluids.

Graduates are eligible to take examinations given by the Board of Certification of the American Society of Clinical Pathology. Employment opportunities include laboratories in hospitals, medical offices, industry, and research facilities.

Accreditation Status:

The Medical Laboratory Technology Program at Central Piedmont Community College is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL  60018-5199.  Telephone: 847-939-3597 /

*As a condition of program admissions, students are required to verify that they are United States citizens or are otherwise legally authorized residents of the United States.

**International Students should refer to the College Catalogue for information regarding evidence of English competency.  Academic resources available to international students may be accepted through the Office of International Programs and Services, located on Central Campus, CH 101.

***In order to participate in clinical education experiences at health care facilities, students will be required to submit results of a criminal background check at their own expense.

To apply or learn more:

  1. Contact Becky Sanders at 704-330-6470 Office 3542 or via e-mail at
  2. Visit Health Careers Building on the CPCC Central Campus.