Medical Laboratory Technology

Associate in Science

Medical Laboratory Technology

Clinical chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, hemostasis medical microbiology, immunology

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Medical Laboratory Technology degree prepares students to become a medical laboratory technician with unlimited choices of practice settings including hospitals, reference laboratories, clinics, businesses and industries. Areas of scientific exploration open to students are the immune system, cell marker technology and cancer research. In the clinical area, drug testing, therapeutic drug monitoring and biogenetics are a few of the specialties with openings.

The medical laboratory technology program is affiliated with the following labs and hospitals, which provide training for MLT students: Baptist Beaches, Baptist Downtown, Baptist Nassau, Baptist South, Department of Health, Bureau of Laboratories, Flagler Hospital, Memorial Hospital, NAS Hospital, Orange Park Medical Center, Ormond Beach Memorial Health, Shands at Starke Regional Memorial Center, St. Vincent’s Healthcare, The Blood Alliance and UF Health.

Industry Associations


Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Medical Laboratory Technology A.S. program has received continuing accreditation status from The Board of Directors of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).  Following a comprehensive review of the program’s compliance with established standards of excellence, NAACLS Board of Directors awarded the program continuing accreditation status until 2029.


This program enables graduates to sit for the national certification exams and to be licensed through the state of Florida, Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel, Department of Health.

MLT Program Outcomes


7/1/14- 6/30/15

7/1/15- 6/30/16

7/1/16- 6/30/17

3-year   Average

ASCP Pass Rate    100% 100% 78% 88%
AAB Pass Rate 93% 91% 75%



7/1/15- 6/30/16

7/1/16- 6/30/17

7/1/17- 6/30/18

3-year Average

Graduation Rate*   24%  72% 100% 65.3%
Attrition Rate*   7%
Placement Rate*    65% 86% 100% 83.7%


*From 2018 NAACLS Annual Report

If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.




Program Information

Selected access

Program Code:  2220

76 Credits

Start Term



May 15

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $7,971*
Financial aid is available, if qualified. 

Additional Costs

Drug screen, background checks, uniforms, physical and textbooks

Program Fact Sheet  

Academic Degree Plan  

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 713-4545

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule