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Medical Laboratory Scientist
Required Education & Licensure
This profession requires a Bachelor’s degree and a passing score on the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification exam.
What do they do?
They perform/supervise the testing of blood, urine, spinal fluid and other body specimens to provide diagnostic data to physicians. See program description at Armstrong Medical Laboratory Sciences.
Where do they work?
Clinical laboratories, diagnostic laboratories, and doctor’s offices
- American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
- American Society for Clinical Pathology
- National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for medical laboratory technologists was $59,460 in May 2013.