Medical Laboratory Technology at El Centro

​​The Medical Laboratory Technology program will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities. Our faculty draw on their knowledge and experience to ensure student success.

Course Times and Locations

Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program courses are offered on a full-time basis during daytime hours only. However, many support courses — including health occupations Core Curriculum classes — are available during both daytime and evening hours. MLT courses must be completed during the semester in which they are scheduled in the curriculum.

Classes are offered at both the El Centro campus (801 Main St.) and the Downtown Health Sciences Center (formerly El Centro's Center for Allied Health and Nursing) a block north (301 N. Market St.).

The center comprises 55 classrooms and labs that contain some of the most advanced equipment available to educate health care students.

The center’s high-tech equipment includes:

  • Teaching labs that simulate surgical and hospital settings for specific program applications.
  • Microphones and cameras in each classroom to capture audio and video instruction.
  • Three classrooms with videoconferencing for two-way viewing.
  • Two simulation labs with computerized patient mannequins.

Accreditation and Affiliations

The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (8410 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 670, Chicago, IL 60631-3415; phone: 773-714-8880). It is the only accredited MLT program within Dallas, Parker, Rockwall, Hunt and Denton counties.