Medical Laboratory Technician Department

Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

Two femal students working with tubesDe Anza College's Medical Laboratory Technology Associate Degree program prepares students for employment in clinical laboratories, industry and biotechnology. The MLT Program curriculum, an integration of classroom lectures, student laboratories and clinical training, fosters development of analytical and problem solving skills required in this profession.

Graduates who successfully complete the MLT program are eligible to sit for national certification exams offered by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and American Association of Bioanalysts(AAB).

The De Anza College MLT Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119. tele: 773-714-8880 and approved by the California Department of Health Services/Laboratory Field Services.


Program Statistics (July 2012 - June 2015)

Graduate Certification/License Pass Rate = 97%

Program Graduation and Attrition Rate = 91%

Graduate Placement Rate = 92%


What's New
  • MLT Information Meetings
    • Tues, Oct 13 2015
    • Tues, Dec 1, 2015
    • 5:30PM
    • Room S-73 (S 7 Building)

      This is an informal meeting for anyone interested in De Anza College's MLT Program.  No reservations needed.

    • Bring an unofficial copy of your transcripts and plan on staying after the meeting to meet individually with one of the MLT faculty
    • Parking $3.00

  • Prerequisite Course Equivalency

  • MLT Program  Admission Application (PDF)
    • Applications will be filed by the date received.  When an opening becomes available, you will be contacted using the email address you provided on your application










Medical Laboratory Technician

Office: S75A

Lab: S-73
Contact: Patricia Buchner
Phone: 408.864.8790


Last Updated: 10/27/15