Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology

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Medical Laboratory Technician

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Program Information

School:Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Faculty:School of Health Sciences and Emergency Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Description:The Medical Laboratory Technician program provides students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to work in a medical laboratory. Students will receive education and training in specimen collection and processing, the administration of ECG’s, set up of Holter monitors, and the use of laboratory equipment while developing the professional attitude and demeanor needed for close patient contact. Students will have the opportunity to perform a variety of lab functions both within the simulated on site medical laboratory and during clinical practicums within both community and hospital laboratories. Upon successful completion of all courses outlined in the program of study, students are eligible to write the Examination for Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician with the OSMT.

URL:Medical Laboratory Technician at Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,905

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
  •   Biology 
  •   Chemistry 

OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C,U), Grade 11 Math (C, M or U), Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U), Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry (C or U).

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 25, 2019