seward county community college

Medical Laboratory Technology


Your advisor is one of the most valuable resources you have at your disposal. Their job is to help you navigate the process of setting up classes, preparing for the future, and understanding your major right now. They will help you set goals, create plans, explore your options, and support you throughout your time at SCCC.

If you need assistance with anything, your advisor is here to help! Keep in mind that they may even have answers to questions that you don’t even know you need to ask.¬†

If your major is MLT, your advisor is likely one of the program professors. If you aren’t sure who your advisor is, reach out to our advising team to ask!

Career Opportunities

The health care profession is currently experiencing a critical personnel shortage. MLT is a high demand job with 15,600 new laboratory professionals are needed annually. The projected percent change in employment from 2014 to 2024 is 16% (faster than average). The median annual wage for MLT’s was $49,310 in April 2016 (

Graduates of the SCCC medical laboratory technology program can pursue employment in settings such as: 

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Commercial laboratories
  • Public health facilities¬†
  • Diagnostic laboratories