Medical Laboratory Assistant

In the Medical Lab Assistant certificate program, you'll be trained to enter the workforce proficient at specimen collection and processing. You will also learn lab data reporting and performing minimal complexity testing in a healthcare setting. One of the best benefits is you'll gain experience working together with the other healthcare disciplines.

You’ll enjoy classes and labs as well as on-site experience at our affiliate hospital sites. After completing the one-year certificate, you’ll be eligible to take the national certification exam and apply for the certification examination given by the American Medical Technologists (AMT).


Program at a Glance

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Medical Lab Assistant program work in:

  • Hospital and Clinical Laboratories
  • Research and Specialty Laboratories
  • Outpatient and Doctors’ Offices
  • Urgent Care and Free-Standing ER clinics/labs
Earning Potential

The median salary for a medical laboratory assistant in the Gulf Coast region in 2021 was $53,244, according to


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Have Questions?

For more information, please reach out to our team.

Bertha Rodriguez
Sr Administrative Assistant

Lindsey Johnson
Program Director