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Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory Assistant

A Continuing Education Program

This program will teach you how to draw blood from patients and help with the distribution of blood and other specimens to the appropriate laboratory for testing, whether blood bank, chemistry, hematology or microbiology. You’ll be required to have good analytical abilities and keen attention to detail. You will be introduced to laboratory safety procedures and will complete a 120-hour unpaid internship in a clinical laboratory, preparing you for immediate employment.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Laboratory Assistant

  1. We prepare you to pass the nationally recognized American Medical Technologists (AMT) Exam
  2. Dedicated faculty with real-world experience
  3. Conveniently scheduled classes to fit your life

Laboratory Assistant Courses at Macomb

  • Medical Terminology
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Laboratory Assistant Internship

Career Opportunities in Laboratory Assistant

With this certificate, you will be qualified for positions that include phlebotomist and laboratory assistant. Laboratory assistants work in hospitals, outpatient clinics and specimen processing centers.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Laboratory Assistant Program?

For more information, contact Macomb’s Center for Health Careers at 586.226.4807 or

What is a Continuing Education Program?

Our Workforce and Continuing Education programs are designed to help you develop in your career, learn a new skill or explore a personal interest. These programs are open enrollment, which means you do not have to fill out on application. These programs are not eligible for financial aid or for academic credit toward an associate degree or related certificate.

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