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Student and teacher in Lab assisting working on blood draws

Laboratory Assisting

Lab Assisting students will explore different careers in the healthcare field as well as understand expectations in the medical profession with basic comprehension of anatomy and physiology, careers and job techniques. Laboratory Assisting is designed to provide sustained knowledge and experiences in laboratory biological safety measures, medical terminology, maintaining standards in the laboratory, aseptic technique in laboratory, phlebotomy procedures, specimen collection, patient care, mediation, waived testing procedures, professional ethics in the workplace, proper laboratory documentation and laboratory careers exploration while deepening the knowledge and provide extensive experiences in a medical laboratory setting.

Program Standards

Lab assisting student holding blood draws

Program Details 

  • Medical Lab Assistant 1-2 (Year 1- Junior)   
  •  Medical  Lab Assistant 3-4 Honors and Internship (Year 2 - Senior)  

  • National Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Student performing a hand draw

Careers in Lab Assisting

  • $36,320 Average Annual Wage
  • Phlebotomist
  • Clinical Laboratory 
  •  Medical Science
  •  Dental Science 
  •  Fire Science 
  •  Forensics 
  •  Veterinary Science 
  •  Law Enforcement
  •  Medical Law 
  •  Aesthetician

The Laboratory Assisting  program is available at:

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