After completing this program, a candidate would have sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge related to the principles of the laboratory exercises and also to deal with new advances in instrumentation, methodology or standardization, management of laboratories, standard protocols and use of technology. They work in the areas of phlebotomy, biochemistry, hematology & blood banking, pathology, microbiology and histopathology & cytotechnology.
Most medical laboratory technologists work in hospitals, but jobs are also available in:
community health clinics
public health facilities
university research labs
specialty labs, e.g. in vitro fertilization labs
If you are looking for a career in health care where your work can have a major effect on diagnosis and prevention of major medical problems, then being a Medical Lab. Technologist might be your calling.