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Central Virginia Community College

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (51.1004)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Medical Laboratory Technician
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 511004

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1992
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1812117
2018-19564
2019-20673
2020-21962
2021-22624

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,115




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2017-18707
2018-19404
2019-20303
2020-21202
2021-22404
Five Year Summary20020
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years030220310120



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)2357%$43,668$50,414$56,328
2011-12 (8 years)3468%$35,725$45,223$50,123
2014-15 (5 years)3177%$31,246$46,347$56,000
2016-17 (3 years)2488%$39,753$43,552$45,744
2018-19 (18 months)2696%$37,276$40,610$44,338



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-171562.5%$ 4,825$ 7,422$ 12,166$ 23,660
2013-14 to 2017-181760.7%$ 5,444$ 9,650$ 12,680$ 15,925
2014-15 to 2018-191869.2%$ 5,444$ 8,536$ 12,947$ 25,227
2015-16 to 2019-201773.9%$ 5,444$ 9,650$ 13,809$ 25,474
2016-17 to 2020-211676.2%$ 5,163$ 9,774$ 17,615$ 26,612
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-171562.5%$ 5,444$ 11,383$ 14,057$ 23,660
2013-14 to 2017-181760.7%$ 5,444$ 11,000$ 14,192$ 23,500
2014-15 to 2018-191869.2%$ 5,444$ 9,774$ 14,375$ 25,227
2015-16 to 2019-201773.9%$ 5,444$ 9,897$ 14,953$ 25,474
2016-17 to 2020-211676.2%$ 5,163$ 10,449$ 18,830$ 26,612


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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