Medical Lab Technician Training at Fortis College in Baton Rouge

Are You Looking For a Career As a Medical Lab Technician?

An aging population and expanding healthcare system mean growing opportunities for medical lab technicians. As medical technology continues to advance, healthcare professionals will need medical lab technicians to perform tests and procedures to diagnose, prevent, and treat disease.

What our Medical Lab Technician Program Offers

A Medical Lab Technician you will examine and analyze body fluids and cells, look for bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms, analyze the chemical content of fluids; match blood for transfusions; and test for drug levels in the blood that show how a patient is responding to treatment.

Test results such as these enable Physicians to detect, diagnose, and treat disease. Medical Lab Technicians rely on lab equipment such as microscopes, cell counters, and automated and computerized equipment capable of performing a number of tests simultaneously.

At Fortis, our program will prepare you to enter this career field in a variety of entry-level positions. Medical Lab Technicians often work in blood banking, hematology, immunology or microbiology performing duties under the supervision of a pathologist, medical laboratory scientist or other medical professional.

Request information to begin your Medical Lab Technician training today!

Campus Location

Close Enough to Commute?

Fortis College in Baton Rouge, LA is conveniently near these cities:

  • Denham Springs, Louisiana
  • Gonzales, Louisiana
  • Prairieville, Louisiana
  • Donaldsonville, Louisiana
  • Plaquemine, Louisiana
  • St. Gabriel, Louisiana

About Fortis College in Baton Rouge

FORTIS College in Baton Rouge, LA provides career education and training to people in the Baton Rouge metro area in the medical, healthcare, pharmacy and radiology fields. If you live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and are looking for medical training programs, then consider FORTIS. Baton Rouge is a great place to live and we hope you will choose FORTIS College to pursue your dream to work in the medical field.

No time for daytime classes? We also offer night classes in HVAC and Medical Assisting.

Every FORTIS Education Comes with the Following:

Today’s job market is competitive. It’s a fact -- employers are looking for people with the right skills to do the job, and the key to getting these skills is choosing a quality education. If you think one of our training programs could help you meet your career goals, contact FORTIS today by filling out the form above. A representative will get in touch with you to give you more information and answer any of your questions.

  • Flexible Class Schedules
  • Financial Aid Available for Those Who Qualify
  • Career Placement Assistance for All Graduates

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.