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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why would anyone choose to go to a traditional schooling program, when yours has so many great benefits and advantages over the others?

A: Because our programs are not for everyone. Students must meet special qualification guidelines to take our programs, which not everyone is able to meet. The other reason is that many people who would qualify, do not know that there is an alternative to the traditional college and university vocational programs because it is not something that most schools know and are willing to admit.


Q: What is the difference between the certifications and credentials earned through your programs versus those earned after completing a traditional vocational college/university program?

A: There is no difference between the certifications. It’s not the certification and credentials that is different, it is the method taken to earn those certifications/credentials that is different. Traditional schooling is one way, and meeting our qualification guidelines and completing one of our programs is another. They are just two different paths that end at the same destination. Not everyone qualifies for this path, whereas anyone could qualify for the other.



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MLAs work to detect, diagnosis, and treat disease by way of examination and analysis of body fluids and cells. MLAs search for microorganisms; analyze the chemical content of fluids; match blood for transfusions; and test for drug levels in the blood in order to help determine how a patient is responding to treatment. They also use microscopes to look for abnormal cells in blood and body fluids, to count cells, and to look for abnormal cells. After collecting and gathering all data, it is then given to the physician. MLAs often work in hospitals, independent labs, clinics, doctor’s offices etc. Our MLA program is only three days long.







Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant –CMLA

Program Duration: three (3) days

(Plus optional 3 week online self-study)



Medical Laboratory Asst. Duration: three (3) days


Medical Career Specialists

Most Other Programs

Length

3 DAYS. (Plus 3 weeks online access for optional advance self-study)

7-12 MONTHS

Lab Fees

Included

Not included

Materials, supplies, books, resources, etc.

Included

Not Included. (Usually an additional fee)

Accredited

Yes

Sometimes

Leads to Certification

Yes. Always.

Usually not

On-site Certification Testing

Yes. Always.

Usually not

Program Pre-requisites

Yes

No

Background in Healthcare

Required. (In most cases)

Not required

Class Sizes

5-10 Students

20+ Students

Certification Exam Pass Rate

More than 95%

Less than 35%

Student Employment Rate

More than 85%

Less than 25%

Cost

$2,399*

$32,000-$46,000

*Special pricing applies for those who are currently working as a Medical Lab Assistant or have completed an accredited Medical Lab  training program.

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Detailed information about certification exams, as well as training materials can be accessed through the online web portal. For registered students ONLY.