Medical Laboratory Assistant
Students enrolled in CDI College's Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma
program will find a wide variety of career opportunities to choose from
This program consists of both practical and theoretical studies in order
to prepare graduates for the work environment. Students are first
introduced to the technical areas of medical terminology, clinical
laboratory, and laboratory mathematics. A fundamental understanding of
chemistry and biology in the form of laboratory microbiology, cytology
and histology, and hematology is taught through a combination of
lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experimentation. Anatomy,
physiology, quality assurance and safety procedures are also important
components to the Medical Laboratory Assistant program.
In order to graduate students must complete a total a designated amount of hours in an clinical placement. To enhance this work experience, CDI
College offers workplace skills courses that develop professional skills
as well as employment strategies such as effective job planning,
searching, and interviewing.