Spotlight: Medical Lab Technologist

Diploma (up to 3 years)

Learn more about the medical laboratory technology profession.

A medical lab technologist performs tests on body tissue and fluids, such as blood, to assist the health care team (including doctors and family nurse practitioners) with diagnosis and treatment of illness.


Individuals must complete either a diploma or bachelor program.

For B.C. program information, visit:

BC Institute of Technology  (two-year diploma program)
College of New Caledonia  (two-year diploma program)
University of British Columbia  (four-year bachelor program)