MCCC to Hold Medical Laboratory Technician Info Sessions

Feb. 3, 2014, Blue Bell, Pa.—Montgomery County Community College will hold information sessions for its Medical Laboratory Technician Program on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. in Room 302 of the Science Center, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. For information, contact Debra Eckman, MLT Program Director, at 215-641-6487 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The sessions will include an overview of MLT job opportunities, the application process, admissions requirements, laboratory experiences, required courses and transfer opportunities. The sessions will also include a tour of the College’s MLT facilities and a question and answer period.

The College’s nationally accredited MLT program prepares students for careers in hospitals, commercial laboratories, physician office laboratories and pharmaceutical companies. All interested students, current or prospective, are encouraged to attend the workshops to learn about career opportunities available for graduates of the College’s two-year associate’s degree program.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) is expected to grow by 22 percent between 2012 and 2022. Further, the volume of laboratory tests continues to increase as the population grows and with the continual development of new tests.