Medical Laboratory Technology

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The Medical Laboratory Technology Program is designed to prepare the graduate to work in a medical laboratory under the supervision of a medical technologist or pathologist and/or other physicians. They perform a wide range of routine tests and laboratory procedures in the areas of hematology, bacteriology, blood banking, chemistry, parasitology, serology, and urinalysis.The Medical Laboratory Technician performs a wide variety of tests to help physicians diagnose and treat disease.

The goal of the MLT Program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is to prepare a qualified individual to work in a medical laboratory under the supervision of a medical technologist or pathologist and/or other physicians. The MLT Program reflects the basic purpose and objectives of Northeast Mississippi Community College.

Admission Requirements

Medical Lab Technology Program Applications are due on or before May 1 to be considered for FALL admission. Please APPLY HERE.

  • Meet general admission requirements of Northeast.
  • Make a separate application to the MLT program. The deadline for August admission is May 1st.
  • Sit for an interview with program faculty.
  • After all interviews have been completed, the program officials list the applicants that have completed all of the requirements for admission in decreasing order of rating points. The list is presented to the Admissions Committee. This committee consists of the division head of the Health Sciences division, the director of admissions, the program faculty, and the assistant to the director of admissions. During this meeting the top 12-20 applicants are chosen and the remaining applicants are placed on the alternate list. As places in the class become available alternates are called from the alternate list.

*Medical Parasitology may be scheduled in the Fall or Spring of the Freshmen year.


MLT program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is accredited by:

National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

5600 N River Rd
Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: 773-714-8880
Fax: 773-714-8886

Program Outcomes

Additional Resources 

Student Handbook

The student handbook provides valuable information to current and prospective students. Program goals, academic and clinical policies, course information, and information on student activities are provided in one convenient location.