Printed on 7/13/2024

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Medical Laboratory Technician

Locations Summer 2024 Fall 2024 Spring 2025
Some courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

Cost based on current tuition and fees
Additional materials and supplies

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance (PDF).


High School Transcript

Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores. Current high school students must submit an official in-progress transcript and a final official transcript after graduation..

Multiple Options

Multiple options for admissions are available for this program: High School GPA of 3.0 or higher in last 10 years OR HESI 75% or higher OR TEAS 58.7 or higher OR Previous Associate Degree or higher OR ACT of 18 or higher in English & Math AND 20 or higher in Reading; student must provide copies of the applicable option; testing is good for 3 years.

Med Lab Technical Standards

Read, acknowledge, and submit a Technical Standards form found at:

Additional Information

You will be required to complete a Certified Criminal Background Check prior to enrollment into internship or clinical experience. Do not submit these records until you are asked to provide them to your instructors.

Your program requires that you complete Anatomy & Physiology which has the following prerequisite: ACCPL Read >= 250 OR ACT Read >= 20 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; ACCPL Sentence >= 250 OR ACT Engl >=18 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; and 1 cred HS Chemistry OR Gen Chemistry (10-806-134) with C or better.

Students will be required to electronically submit clinical documentation, which includes immunizations and COVID vaccination, when accepted into core courses or clinical placement.

The practicum or internship is a supervised unpaid clinical experience.

There is a possibility that clinical placement may not be immediately guaranteed.

Please review the [Medical Laboratory Technician Student Handbook](

Students must obtain a C grade in each required general education and core course. If a C grade is not obtained, you will be required to repeat the course. 

Criminal activity reported will be communicated to healthcare agencies that provide student clinical and internship opportunities. Healthcare agencies have the legal right to deny a clinical or internship experience based on crimes committed. Completion of your program cannot be guaranteed if your criminal history precludes you from completing any clinical or internship experience.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply modern clinical methodologies including problem solving and troubleshooting according to predetermined criteria
  • Collect and process biological specimens
  • Correlate laboratory results to diagnosis of clinical conditions and/or diseases
  • Model professional behaviors, ethics, and appearance
  • Monitor and evaluate quality control in the laboratory
  • Perform information processing in the clinical laboratory
  • Practice laboratory safety and regulatory compliance


The Medical Laboratory Technician program at Fox Valley Technical College is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). NAACLS, 5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119; phone: 773-714-8880; fax: 773-714-8886; [](

Medical Laboratory Technician Program Instructors: 
- Rebecca Smith, MBA, MT(ASCP) SC, Program Director 
- Rhonda Daily, MS, MLT (ASCP) CM, Instructor
- Suzanne Thierer, BS CTET, MLT(ASCP), Instructor
- Scott Seidl, MT (ASCP), Instructor


Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 35 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Services

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Career Services

Career Services is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738