The Medical Laboratory Technologist assesses the types of blood cells and microorganisms that cause disease, provides chemical analysis of blood and body fluids, performs the processing of tissue samples for microscopic evaluation, and determines the compatibility of blood for transfusion.

This program will appeal to students with a love and knowledge of sciences and an investigative nature. They should have good manual dexterity and must be able to work accurately and quickly under pressure to make decisions which directly affect the diagnosis and treatment of disease.