Why Study Medical Laboratory Technology?

A Medical Laboratory Technician helps run the labs physicians use to diagnose, treat, and monitor their patients. If you want to work in the healthcare industry, and you enjoy serving others and learning new technology, consider a degree in Medical Laboratory Technology.

USF Crown Point’s two year program gives you the fundamental concepts, laboratory techniques, and critical thinking skills you’ll need to begin a career doing what you love.

But, is it right for me?

We asked our professors and they said medical laboratory technicians:

  • Have keen observation skills – details are important
  • Enjoy learning new technology
  • Have physical stamina – most of your work in the lab happens on your feet

Skills You'll Obtain

Pre-analytical, analytical, post-analytical laboratory services

Perform testing in all areas of a laboratory

Explain laboratory quality control and laboratory management

Leading to a rewarding career

For those interested in science and working in the healthcare field, the Medical Laboratory Technology program at the University of Saint Francis can lead to a rewarding career. Taught in the liberal arts tradition with a foundation in Franciscan values, coursework and hands-on clinical rotations prepare graduates for a successful healthcare career. Listen to our students and faculty talk about their experiences at USF Crown Point.

After Graduation

After you complete the USF Medical Laboratory Technology program, you’ll be prepared to work in all areas of clinical laboratories, including microbiology, hematology, chemistry, blood banks, and immunology.