Medical Laboratory Assisting

Program Content: The Medical Laboratory Assisting program prepares students for employment as Medical Laboratory Assistants in a variety of health care settings. Upon completion, students will be equipped to function as clinical lab assistants as well as phlebotomists. The program is in accordance with the Florida Statutes on Medical Laboratory Assistants.

Length of Program: 465 clock hours (part-time, approximately 11 months)  345 hours on campus, 120 hours clinical

Industry Certification: Graduating students will be eligible to apply for national certification through examination by American Medical Technologists to achieve Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant status. Students will also sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam administered by the National Healthcareer Association.

Download Program Information Sheet: Medical Laboratory Assisting

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Medical Laboratory Assisting

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For More Information: Please contact Amy Gates at 941.752.8100 x 2032, Email