# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Medical Laboratory Technology I (8377/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Medical Laboratory Technology I (8377/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8377
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12

In Medical Laboratory Technology I, students gain foundational knowledge and skills appropriate for a variety of medical-related career paths in the field of medical technology. They are introduced to diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures that support medical research and practice, and investigate safety, quality assurance, and ethical concerns associated with the field of medical technology.

NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to cte@doe.virginia.gov.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Biotechnology Research and Development
    • Diagnostics Services
    • Health Informatics
    • Therapeutic Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.