Put your ability to the test.

The growing array of opportunities today’s healthcare industry offers goes beyond direct patient care. As a lab technician, you can work behind-the-scenes while still having a positive impact on people’s health. Hospitals and doctors’ offices depend on them to provide a variety of laboratory testing that help physicians diagnose and treat disease. As a lab technician, you’ll be a critical member of a medical team, working in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, industry, research, and private testing centers

In Belmont’s Lab Technician program, you’ll learn to collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids and tissues, study techniques for performing clinical lab tests, understand the importance of legal and ethical responsibilities, and more.

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What you’ll learn

  • How to collect, process, and analyze urine/blood specimens and/or other substances.
  • Techniques for performing routine clinical laboratory tests.
  • How to demonstrate professionalism and apply legal and ethical responsibilities within the healthcare environment.
  • Understand infection control and apply all safety practices.
  • Interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills to best serve the needs of patients.

Possible careers

  • Laboratory technician


Dr. Heather Davis
Vice President of Academic Affairs/CAO