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Medical Laboratory Technician and Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician Programs

Amy Cox, Program Coordinator

The mission of the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) and Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician programs is providing graduates with fundamental competencies in professional disciplines enabling them to secure employment, successfully perform in the workplace and in their educational and professional pursuits.

The MLT and Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician programs provide quality instruction and learning activities appropriate for the discipline. The programs recognize the importance of professional competence and the obligation they have to provide well-trained health care professionals for the citizens of Shelby and Fayette counties and the surrounding Mid-South region. As a result, development of professional competence, personal growth and appropriate patient care are integrated into each area of the curriculum.

The Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician program is the only National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) approved program in the State of Tennessee. The MLT program is accredited by NAACLS and is licensed by the State of Tennessee Department of Health.

MLT-Phlebotomy Student Resources

MLT and Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician Student Handbook (PDF) [Size: 1 MB], requires Adobe Reader

Contact Information

The MLT and Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician programs are part of the Career Studies Division. For more information about these programs, feel free to contact Amy Cox with specific questions.

Amy Cox, MAT, MLS (ASCP)
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator
Office Location: Union Avenue Campus, Allied Health [H] Building, Room 202C
Telephone: 901-333-5390
Fax: 901-333-5410