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Salary for medical technologist - 1 Reply


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Taking the ascp mlt exam in 1 month - 20 Replies

I need some notes and tips send to


Updated 20 hours ago

Have you had issues with California Laboratory Field Services (LFS)? - 85 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS in Porterville, California"]This has been an ongoing problem with LFS. There is one person in charge of processing most if not all of...


Updated 22 hours ago

ASCP question - 60 Replies

Hi, Does anyone have Polansky cards and/or BOC book they can sell me? Am a single mom and kinda need to pass this exam, just so I can get by in...


Updated 1 day ago

Molecular Biology ASCP certification exam - 1493 Replies

I'll Appreciate it if anybody can send me the study materials! Thank you so much!


Updated 2 days ago

Are you a happy MLT? - 65 Replies

[QUOTE who="SRLB in Lake Worth, Florida"]WOW. I am really not sure what to think. I considered nursing, but I am not interested in the one-on-one...


Updated 3 days ago

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time - 3564 Replies

[QUOTE who="Izabela in Falmouth, Massachusetts"]Hi Zahra. Omg...I didn't expected tha exam, was very hard. Did you take the test again or are you...


Updated 4 days ago

AAB, AMT, ASCP: What certification do you have & what was the test like? - 28 Replies

[QUOTE who="ClinicalIntern in Grand Blanc, Michigan"]What is the point of getting the AAB certification? It is a trash certification that will only...


Updated 4 days ago

Bad career choice? - 58 Replies

[QUOTE who="Liznvx in Fort Myers, Florida"]Very inspiring . I'm going into The Med tech field as well. I've heard the classes are super hard, but I'm...


Updated 5 days ago


You’re pathetic and your comment makes me sick. Stop lying to what could possibly be your kids. You really want your kids to go through what we go...


Updated 5 days ago

Requirements to get a CA CLS license - 746 Replies

Is California still accepting Physics 101 online from university of phoenix?


Updated 5 days ago

Considering Move to Washington/Oregon from Cali. Salaries? - 3 Replies

I hear pacific northwest is paying low 30's an hour.


Can anyone confirm for a fact that California accepts physics 101 from university of phoenix

I am reading a bunch of people on here saying that you can use physics 101 from university of phoenix to meet the requirment. I am just wondering...


Updated 9 days ago

MT. MLT, MLA: what they are allowed/not allowed to do. - 72 Replies

[QUOTE who="mike in Minneapolis, Minnesota"]Ok, this thread irritates me a bit. I'm an MLT, been working in labs for 10 years. I work the bench side...


What constitutes as Clinical Lab Experience?

Hello all, I am receiving a bachelors of science in May and have been working for over a year as a Clinical Lab Assistant. I run tests, process,...


Updated 15 days ago

Im Planning to take the AMT exam. - 1194 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lori in Gatesville, Texas"]Karina- Did you study using the Cuviellos AND Lab CE? I feel the two are very different and feel like I need...


Updated 16 days ago

Medical Technologist - CSMLS certification - 1396 Replies

Hello sa mga Pinoy MTs po here in Canada, anong school marerecommend nyo to study for MedLab Tech/assistant?? Thanks po!


Updated 18 days ago

Clinical Laboratory Science Vs. Cytotechnology? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="anonnnmoyus in Brooklyn, New York"]Sorry andrew, after some research I have discovered that all cytotechs actually have to pass a CAAHEP...


Updated 21 days ago

CLS Interview for SFSU - 273 Replies

[QUOTE who="gakutenou in Richmond, California"]The previous batch had the topic "In 300 words or less, sell the CLS profession to a person that is...


Updated 24 days ago


[QUOTE who="Soumen in Tampa, Florida"]Hi All, I am trying to get enrolled in MT-ASCP Program across FL. I am Ph.D. in Microbiology from India and...


Updated 25 days ago

CLS Licensing for Philippine Graduate - 189 Replies

[QUOTE who="ModernVampire in Burbank, California"]what a coincidence, this tuesday may interview ako sa quest diagnostics in valencia. maybe you can...


Updated 26 days ago

florida license - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="SurfLab in Gainesville, Florida"]If you are ASCP certified you don't have to take the exam.I applied for mine with my ASCP certification...

Maryamn84 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 29 days ago

I failed the ASCP exam - 72 Replies

I was shocked. I have been training for three years and I took a few months off after graduating to study 6 hours a day 5 days a week for the exam...

atoujoon in Anniston, Alabama

Updated 1 month ago

AAB Board of Registry Exam - 271 Replies

Has anyone here taken the AAB MT exam lately? I am in the process of studying and was curious about material covered and difficulty. Thanks


Updated 1 month ago

Any CLS Students from Texas Tech? - 243 Replies

Hello there, I got accepted for the Second Degree CLS Program from Texas Tech, Lubbock... I was wondering if there is anyone else out there who...

njbiodude in San Mateo, California

Updated 1 month ago

I have a Bachelor degree in Biology and I'm interested in this field, but I have some questions - 186 Replies

I have a bachelor's degree in biology. My college had a med tech program, but unfortunately closed the program before I could enter it. I worked...


Updated 1 month ago

How Hireable is an M(ASCP) versus MLS(ASCP) - 21 Replies

I have a B.S. in Biology and am pursuing a postbaccalaureate certificate in Clinical Microbiology that will qualify me to sit for the exam for...

AirForceLabTech in Bremerton, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

AMT IS WORTHLESS - 165 Replies

ASCP has the sole license in the state of new york, therefore you cannot work if someone has their AMT. How many other states will follow? Once the...

Jamesrmt in Palatine, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

pinoy MTs in US, discussion board naten ito. - 409 Replies

calling all my fellow MT colleagues.. as ASCPi certified, are we entitled to NCA/ ASCP merging?? are we benefitted? if yes, how do we enjoy it then?

Jamesrmt in Palatine, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

2019 update for medical technologists - 1 Reply

1. How is the field compared to 5 years ago? 2. Are less jobs being posted because of the technology/machines being implemented? 3. Are hospitals...

Nfrancisco6 in Bronx, New York

75 Side Hustles/ Work from home opportunities

Ive been working from home and doing independent work for over a year and I love it. If anyone else is interested in growing their flow of income....

Georginal in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

What's the deal with the New York State license?? - 17 Replies

Hi, I am an MT(ASCP), certified in 1993. I have just moved to the greater NYC area and I am applying for the NYS license. I was told that since I...

Misswifie in Hicksville, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Non- accredited program? - 53 Replies

Hi, I currently have a BS degree in Psychology with a minor in Biochemical Pharmacology and have been toying with the idea of going back to school...

JenniferLyee in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Has anyone taken the ASCP Hematology Specialist Exam lately? - 16 Replies

I'm trying to find someone who has taken this particular exam within the past couple of years. I'm currently studying for this exam and I have a few...

Georginal in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Officially licensed in New York and California - 10 Replies

I graduated with a Bachelor of Science from CUNY College of Staten Island. So back in 2012 after passing my ASCP exam, I received my New York...

Georginal in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Salary for Traveling Medical Technologist - 113 Replies

I am looking into becoming a traveling medical technologist. I am wondering what the average pay is for a traveling medical tech is. Is $50/hr...

P369sus in Lethbridge, Alberta

Updated 2 months ago

medical technologist job in USA - 184 Replies

Hi.I am a certified medical tehnologist in india with 20 years of experience in public sector in prestigious medical college and hospital. Also have...

Ragm in Trabuco Canyon, California

Updated 2 months ago

Questions about nevada state license for MT - 3 Replies

I have a Bsc in biomedical sciences and a Msc in microbiology from Canada with 6 months of experience in Summer jobs as a lab tech. Relocating to Las...

Lifted559 in Fresno, California

Updated 2 months ago

National University CLS Program - 7 Replies

Hi. I'm just wondering if anyone is in the CLS program at National University and how is the program? I'm enrolled for Clinical Biochemistry in...

Ragm in Trabuco Canyon, California

Updated 2 months ago


I am from the Philippines and a graduate of BSMT. The curriculum was changed during our time making 1 year internship to only 6 months. what are the...

Ragm in Trabuco Canyon, California

Updated 2 months ago

Requirements to get a CA-CLS license: Out of State (DRAFT) - 261 Replies

So apparently after some digging, it seems that we have some solid information on how to obtain a California license if you are from out of state. I...

Misswifie in Hicksville, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Anyone complete the New York Methodist CLS program?? - 111 Replies

Has anyone completed the NEW YORK METHODIST CLS PROGRAM, and/or especially the online distance education one? If so any feedback? thank you!!

reginamae in Bronx, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Is there a the New York State MLS exam different than the national ascp cert. exam - 80 Replies

Rumor around my hospital is that the ASCP New York State only exam route is easier than the ASCP national exam is this true

Mt for what

Acsp ny medical technologist, do you even need the national certication

Is ny ascp, enough to work in nyc. Or will you need naacls

Seryn beyrouti in Berkeley, California

Updated 2 months ago

CA License without ASCP certification and Job Applications - 4 Replies

I am graduating from the new CLS Program at CSUCI and because we are not NAACLS accredited I will not be able to get my ASCP certification. Most of...

rose in Hicksville, New York

Updated 2 months ago

U.S Navy MLT to MT - 1 Reply

So just a background on myself. I am a licensed MLT in the United States Navy and I am starting to think about my future and how I want to become an...

Alue in Lamesa, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

H1B sponsoring hospitals - 8 Replies

I wonder if anybody knows a list of H1B sponsoring hospitals in the US particularly in California? I need a sponsor to work there. Thanks

FV in Atascadero, California

Updated 2 months ago

Don't waste your time becoming a Medical Technologist - 72 Replies

Its not worth putting in all the education when two year mlt's are taking all the jobs. The pay is bad and no one respects you. Two year nurses make...

Zybejta in Palm Coast, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Going no where with a BA in psychology? - 274 Replies

It has been about a year since I graduate with my BA in Psychology. I feel stuck going no where. I have a 2.5 gpa so getting into graduate school...

vh in Dallas, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

The true facts about MT salaries and pay - 890 Replies

I've been reading too many threads and comments about how med techs do not get paid well. To those who may be thinking about becoming a med tech, let...

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