St. Lawrence College

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Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Description:Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technicians are important members of the health care team. Interacting directly with patients, they perform ECG's and collect blood samples for laboratory analysis.

Inside the laboratory they assist other professionals by sorting and preparing samples for testing, operating laboratory equipment, performing basic laboratory testing under supervision, and managing data in computers.

This program includes two semesters of learning in our classrooms and laboratories followed by a final 4 weeks of field placement occurring inside the laboratories of partner hospitals and private institutions. The College arranges this and students are expected to finance clinical placement costs (tuition, travel, room and board).
URL:Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician at St. Lawrence College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,720
International: $14,600

Students are responsible for the costs of immunizations and CPR/First Aid Training.
Students are responsible for all expenses associated with placement (eg. Travel, room & board)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level. For OSSD equivalency options, see our Admission Requirements.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

* 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 November 23, 2020