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Updated 2 months ago

What does the future hold for MLT's? - 1 Reply

I'm curious about that too.


How difficult to avoid graveyard as an MLT?

Hello, can anyone tell me what to expect while searching for a job if I'm unable to work graveyard as an MLT?


new to first job

I started working at the small hospital where I did my clinical rotations while in my MLT program. I was hired on as the night MLT and I generally...


Medical technologist job openings

I'm considering going into this field and I'm curious as to rather there is a large demand for these jobs. Also I'm terrified of taking Organic...

Bholiday in Markham, Ontario

Updated 15 months ago

Medical Lab Technician Program - Public or Private college - 2 Replies

Hello, I have a little bit of a dilemma regarding which college to apply to for Medical Lab Technician program. I'm debating between Centennial...


Any idea on route 4 ascp MLT (technician not technologist) ?

Hi everyone I'm hoping some of you with more knowledge in the field would know more on this topic. Here is a copy and paste of the MLT certification...

JustAnotherMLT in Houston, Texas

State License?

I'm located in AL and wanting get my license in either FL or CA. I was looking at the application for the MLT licenses in FL and you apparently need...

Heather in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Medical laboratory technician - MLT - associates degree

Hi there, I have an associates degree in Veterinary Technology, and I found that I love the laboratory aspects of the job. For this reason, I am...

Joseph in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 27 months ago

Questions for Current MLTs - 3 Replies

I will be applying to an MLT program within the year, and I was hoping to ask a couple of questions to those who are already Medical Laboratory...

jennifer221 in Los Angeles, California

MLT in California License

I had a question, I am a California resident and will be moving to Indiana. If I completed an NAACLS accredited Associates MLT program there, can...

Alea iacta est in Greensboro, North Carolina

Updated 30 months ago

medical laboratory technician interview - 1 Reply

I'm looking to go into the field and have to do an interview for a class. what are some work rules or code of conduct for a medical laboratory...

So Ill in Carbondale, Illinois

Updated 41 months ago

Starting Salary for MLT in Illinois? - 1 Reply

I will be starting MLT program this fall. I was wondering what is starting salary range for new MLT in Illinois(Chicago area). I looked at...

Syershov in Concord, Massachusetts

Physical demands of MLT

What do you physical do when working as an MLT? I imagine a lot of sitting and pipetting and looking into a microscope, but also probably switching...

Kaiti Glazier in Stark County, Ohio

Updated 46 months ago

Considering and MLT programme, but have one concern. - 10 Replies

I am thirty something and going go back to school. While reading about various occupations, Medical Laboratory Technician peaked my interest. I...

Kaiti Glazier in Stark County, Ohio

Updated 46 months ago

Your thoughts? - 1 Reply

Hello, I recently sustained an injury in my right eye and had an orbital fracture blowout repair surgery a month ago. My reconstructive surgeon...

Kaiti Glazier in Stark County, Ohio

Updated 46 months ago

Should I become an MLT? - 2 Replies

I started college in 2003 as a chemistry major. I was going to get my bachelor's degree and go to school in the health related field...

msrn in Texas

tips for new grad

Hi I'm about to graduate from mlt program and I'm very nervous about workers Ng as mlt. I don't feel confident that I'll be able to do a good job...

R.B. in Lisle, Illinois

Updated 48 months ago

Becoming a MLT with a bachelors of science degree in biology - 1 Reply

My boyfriend has a bachelors degree in biology and is interested in becoming a MLT. Is it possible to do this without totally going back and getting...

Silver in Denver, Colorado

Updated 57 months ago

MLT in California - 1 Reply

I recently graduated from a MLT program in Los Angeles County. I passed ASCP exam.....looking to go to WORK,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,I do not see ANY jobs AT...

Sean1983 in Ohio

MLT Salary. $39,000+?

I'm researching the medical laboratory technician career and I'm seeing that the minimum starting pay is about $19/hour. This comes to a little over...

AWatts in Akron, Ohio

What other fields can this degree expand into?

My sister has her MLT, and she is having a rough time finding a job (in any setting, hospital, factory, ect.) She is considering going back to school...

nldjimmer9430 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 59 months ago

MLT program NOT NAACLS Accredited - 3 Replies

My community college just started an MLT program but its not NAACLS accreditied. However, I will be able to get a Californic license. Do you think...

jayray in Jeffersonville, Indiana

Updated 59 months ago

Tips for becoming a good mlt - 5 Replies

I'm new to the profession and having a hard time adapting to the lab and doing good work. I have a problems with preconceived notions, critical...

kayburm in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Updated 64 months ago

Getting ASCP certification without going back to school? - 2 Replies

Hello everyone, Right now I'm trying to find a way to get my ASCP certification at a legitimate school without having to attend brick and mortar...

SMB in Portland, Oregon

Preparing to take ASCP MLT (NOT MT OR MLS)

I read through some of the other thread (Preparing to take ASCP MT) and felt it may be confusing for some as to which exam and questions were being...

Stellar in Roseville, California

Updated 66 months ago

Question about MLTs and phlebotomy in California - 1 Reply

As an ASCP certified MLT, do I need to go through a whole separate phlebotomy training school, and get a CA Phlebotomy license to be qualified for a...

Mike in Melbourne, Florida

Updated 66 months ago

What are typical medical laboratory technician salaries? - 6 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

abdullayev3600 in Azerbaijan

Which Medical Laboratory Technician certificate?

Hello. My name is Abdulla Abdullayev. I am from Azerbaijan. My wife win diversity lottery. So I will come to USA with green card. In...

amberella8 in Kingsport, Tennessee

Travel Med Lab Technician

Sorry if I posted this twice I couldn't find my first one. My teacher was talking about this but I can't seem to find any information on being a...

LabTech in Kennesaw, Georgia

ASCP certified & Jobless

I passed the ASCP exam in 2012, but have never worked in the laboratory industry outside of my clinical rotations. The only reason I took the exam...


Updated 70 months ago

Is there a lot of math as an MLT? - 1 Reply

I've been looking at the career of medical laboratory technician, and I'm wondering how much math is involved, both in the course work and the actual...

Hmmm in London, Kentucky

Updated 74 months ago

Researching a career in MLT/MT and wondering if I'm on the right path. - 1 Reply

I just turned 25 this month, and I've always been interested in science and lab. Here's a little background about myself. I graduated high school in...

Rasema in Tampa, Florida

Updated 74 months ago

Many questions on medical laboratory technician/technologist - 2 Replies

I have finally chosen Biology as my major. ANyway, ater my AA degree I would have to get some certifications that would require me to study and pass...

Labtechy in Parkville, Maryland

Updated 78 months ago

Regd Jobs in MLT - 3 Replies

Hi, I'm came to US recently and looking for a job in Healtcare domain, I have completed MS in Microbiology. What is the minimum requiremnets for...

TDELEON in Houston, Texas

Updated 82 months ago

Army MLT - 5 Replies

I'm trying to finish my degree in order to sit for the MT exam. I have 60 hours that were awarded to me by GWU upon completion of the Army MLT...

molla yigzaw in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

Updated 82 months ago

Getting a medical laboratory technician job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing medical laboratory technician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need...

rolly in York, Ontario

Updated 83 months ago

medical lab technician school in toronto - 7 Replies

can anyone tell me some good medical lab technician school in toronto

melissa12 in Warren, Michigan

Updated 85 months ago

Tips for medical laboratory technician interviews. - 7 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming medical laboratory technician interview? Are there common interview questions that come up...

shelley in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 87 months ago

Can't find a job as a med tech - 4 Replies

Just graduated and most places want several years experience. I've applied to several places, even out of state and none have responded. What...

generalist12 in Worcester, Massachusetts

Updated 89 months ago

Share your experiences about your career - 2 Replies

Hello MLTs! I'm looking into the AS program for Medical Labortory Technician at the community college. It's a 2 year program after I complete a...

Bria in Lithonia, Georgia

Updated 90 months ago

Any MLT Graduates From Dekalb Technical College or Any Other Atlanta Area School? - 2 Replies

Hello, I am applying to Dekalb Technical College (Atlanta, Ga) for the CLT program Fall 2012. -Has anyone graduated from this school?...

Elaina Walker in Los Angeles, California

Updated 90 months ago

Are medical laboratory technician job opportunities growing or declining? - 4 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most medical...

hital in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 97 months ago

Help preparing for a Medical Laboratory Assistant Interview - 1 Reply

Hey all, I have applied to become a MLA here in Canada. My program is really competitive and they only accept 32 applications per term. I have...

unknown in Antelope, California

Updated 98 months ago

medical lab tech - 3 Replies

im interested in the medical lab tech program. i have a couple of questions regarding the field.. could i do a informational interview?

shelly in Poughkeepsie, New York

informal interview

What made you choose this career and how long have you been working in this field What are some of the pros an cons. Waht is the challenge of this...

Elin in Orlando, Florida

Updated 103 months ago

How to get a job - 2 Replies

I study in Cameroon and hold an Associate in MLS. I have been struggling to work in the USA but employers are not hiring me so what can i do to get a...

Brittany in Saint Catharines, Ontario

Updated 111 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your medical laboratory technician career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being a medical laboratory technician? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities...

danny411 in Surrey, British Columbia

pardon for crim record

is it possible to enter this career with a pardon for a crim record. Iam under the assumption that a pardon doesn't matter. I have been...

dennis in Surrey, British Columbia

What are my chances of getting accepted into med lab school

I have a Ba; psych, and crim dip. My average wasn't good. 3.33 I did the highschool pre reqs and got all A's Have completed some certification:...

Mohammad Abid in New Delhi, India

Updated 117 months ago

Top medical laboratory technician skills needed to get the job. - 3 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every medical laboratory technician must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your...

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