Medical Laboratory Technology

Program Information

Location of Program:

Forrest County Campus

Program Start:

Fall Semester

Program Instructor Contact Information:

Keri Sanford
Melissa Patterson

Brief Description of Program:

Highly trained, skilled Scientists who perform complex laboratory testing to aid the Physician in the patient’s diagnosis and treatment of illness/disease. To learn more about the PRCC Medical Laboratory Technology program, see the Medical Laboratory Technology Student Handbook.

The PRCC Medical Laboratory Technology Program is accredited by The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) 
5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720, 
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119. 
(773) 714-8880 
(773) 714-8886 (FAX) 

  • Hancock Medical Center (Bay St. Louis, MS) 
  • Highland Community Hospital (Picayune, MS) 
  • Jasper General (Bay Springs, MS) 
  • Marion General Hospital (Columbia, MS) 
  • Our Lady of the Angels Hospital (Bogalusa, LA) 
  • Providence Hospital (Mobile, Alabama) 
  • Riverside Medical Center (Franklinton, LA) 
  • Slidell Memorial Hospital (Slidell, LA) 
  • South Central Regional Medical Center (Laurel, MS) 
  • Wayne General Hospital (Waynesboro, MS) 

Possible careers in this program:

Laboratory Professional, Physician, Forensics, Pathology

What a student can expect from a career in this field:

At career entry, the medical laboratory technician will be able to perform routine clinical laboratory tests as the primary analyst making specimen oriented decisions on predetermined criteria.

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Mission of Program:

To produce skilled entry-level Medical Laboratory Technicians who will contribute to the workforce of clinical labs in our surrounding area.

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Goals of Program:

This program is designed to meet the standards and requirements for careers in clinical laboratory science.

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