Become a Medical Lab Tech Through Our Partnership with Labcorp!
Raritan Valley Community College is proud to partner with Labcorp for its new Medical Laboratory Technology program. The program combines academic requirements at RVCC with clinical rotations at Labcorp’s regional lab in Raritan, NJ.
Students will have the opportunity to train with Labcorp’s incredible team of medical lab technology professionals at a state-of-the-art facility that employs more than 10,000 personnel—and offers many opportunities for qualified candidates to join the team. In addition, Labcorp is sponsoring several scholarships for students as part of the program.
Watch this video for more details on the partnership between RVCC and Lapcorp.
But first: Note that you can start preparing for the program TODAY by taking pre-required courses during RVCC’s Spring semester, which is just around the corner. The easiest and quickest way to register for Spring courses is to attend our Instant Decision Day on January 10th. Click here for more information and to register.
To learn more about how to become a medical lab technician, read on!
What Does a Medical Laboratory Technologist Do?
As important members of the healthcare field, medical laboratory technologists perform diagnostic laboratory tests used in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Duties include collecting and processing biological samples using standardized laboratory practices; accurately performing analytical testing; and correlating those test results with human health while complying with state and federal regulations.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the field is projected to grow 7 percent from 2021 to 2031, making it a solid career choice for those interested in healthcare.
RVCC’s Medical Laboratory Technology Program
RVCC offers an associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (A.A.S.). The program provides students with the foundation in clinical laboratory sciences required for entry into the healthcare field as a medical laboratory technician.
Through a combination of classroom experiences at RVCC and clinical experiences at Labcorp, students will study clinical microbiology, clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, immunohematology, urinalysis, and more.
RVCC’s medical laboratory technology associate degree program is designed to lead to direct employment in the field and will prepare students to take the national MLT (ASCP) certification exam. Click here for all the details on the program, including information on the placement exam, required courses, credit requirements, clinical rotations, and more.
Attend RVCC’s Instant Decision Day on January 10!
Remember: It’s not too late to register for RVCC’s Instant Decision Day on January 10th. Held from 11am-1pm, the event will allow you to take steps to enroll for the Spring Semester all in one day. You will have the opportunity to speak with an enrollment coach; explore financial aid options; submit admissions documentation; meet with an academic advisor; and more! Register here.
Apply to RVCC Today
Ready to experience all RVCC has to offer? Applying is quick and easy, so apply today!
Labcorp is a global life sciences and healthcare company advancing diagnostics and drug development, performing more than three million tests per week and running clinical trials in nearly 100 countries.
Raritan Valley Community College is ranked the #1 community college in New Jersey by WalletHub.com. That means when searching for “best schools or medical lab technician programs near me,” you can rest assured that RVCC is the answer! The College offers more than 90 degree and certificate programs across a variety of fields, from academics to professional certifications. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.