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Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory Assistant

A Continuing Education Program

This program will prepare you to process clinical specimens for distribution 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 an 80-hour unpaid internship in a clinical laboratory, qualifying you for immediate employment.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Laboratory Assistant

  1. Complete the program in six months
  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

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

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Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

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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