As of 2015, Rasmussen College, Fortis, SUNY Broome Community College and Carrington College are among the schools that offer medical lab technician courses and training. Some of these programs are available online, whereas others are available as on-campus courses. The school websites have online application components for those interested in the programs.
Rasmussen College offers an Associate degree for prospective medical lab technicians that includes courses in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood banking and microbiology. The program is available either in a blended format or on campus. Students who successfully complete the courses can then take the American Society for Clinical Pathology credentialing exams.
As of 2015, Fortis offers its medical lab technician programs at its Birmingham, Baton Rouge, Nashville, Cookville and Landover campuses, and each program prepares students for entry level positions. The A.A.S in Clinical Laboratory Technician from SUNY Broome Community College is available either as a fully online program, fast-track program or as a traditional program. The program prepares students to take the New York State Licensure and national certification examinations.
Carrington College's Medical Laboratory Technician Associate of Science degree program includes both on-site lectures and hands-on laboratory activities. Students can also participate in externships at approved clinical laboratories. The program teaches students how to conduct laboratory tests, draw blood, match blood types and test for drugs.