Medical Laboratory Technician

Associate in Applied Science

Prescribed Technical Program 35
General Education 16
Medical Laboratory Technician Required Program Electives10-14
Electives0-4
Total Credits61-69
Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterCredits
General Education Requirements
Written or Oral Communications
ENGL 110 College Composition I (Required) 3
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences
General Education Matrix (Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences) 3
Business, Math, Science & Technology
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics (Recommended) 2,3 3
Medical Laboratory Technician Required Program Electives
Select one of the following pairs: 4-5
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Lab 3
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab 3
Select one of the following pairs: 3-4
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 3,4,5
Human Structure and Function
and Human Structure and Function Laboratory 3
 Credits16-18
Spring Semester
General Education Requirements
Written or Oral Communications
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (Recommended)
Business, Math, Science & Technology
MICR 202
202L
Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Lab 3
4
Medical Laboratory Technician Required Program Electives
Select one of the following: 3-5
Introduction to Computers 3
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
and Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Lab 3,4
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
MLS 101 Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science 3 1
MLS 105 Phlebotomy and Laboratory Procedures 1,3 1
MLS 105L Phlebotomy and Laboratory Procedures Laboratory 1,3 1
 Credits13-15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
MLS 114 Urinalysis and Body Fluids 3 1
MLS 114L Urinalysis and Body Fluids Laboratory 3 1
MLS 116 Clinical Parasitology and Mycology 3 1
MLS 116L Clinical Parasitology and Mycology Laboratory 3 1
MLS 202 Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics 3 2
MLS 202L Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory 3 1
MLS 230 Clinical Chemistry 3 2
MLS 230L Clinical Chemistry Laboratory 3 1
 Credits10
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
MLS 222 Hematology 3 3
MLS 222L Hematology Laboratory 3 1
MLS 221 Hemostasis 3 1
MLS 242 Immunohematology 3 3
MLS 242L Immunohematology Laboratory 3 1
MLS 250 Clinical Microbiology 3 2
MLS 250L Clinical Microbiology Laboratory 3 2
 Credits13
Summer Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
MLS 216 Clinical Experience I 3 3
 Credits3
3rd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
MLS 256 Clinical Experience II 3 5
MLS 257 MLT Seminar 3 1
Electives
BIOL 221
221L
Anatomy and Physiology II
and Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 3,4
0-4
 Credits6-10
 Total Credits61-69
1

Students who possess an active PBT certification through American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) may receive Prior Learning Credit for these courses.

2

Any of the following courses will satisfy the 3 Math credits required: MATH 103MATH 104MATH 107MATH 146MATH 165MATH 166MATH 210.

3

Students are required to earn a 'C' or higher or 'T' (test credit) or 'S' (satisfactory) in each course noted for successful completion of the MLT program.

4

Recommended if student is considering pursuing Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) degree.

5

If BIOL 220/BIOL 220L are chosen, BIOL 221/BIOL 221L are required.

Prerequisites for entry into the Medical Laboratory Technician AAS include:
A certain level of English proficiency is necessary for academic success in the Medical Laboratory Technician program as well as for patient safety. In addition to general college English proficiency requirements, all applicants for whom English is not their native language (including International and/or U.S. residents) or who have not attended 4 years of U.S. high school and achieved a HS GPA of 3.0 or higher must meet additional language proficiency requirements for admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. 

Minimum TOEFL Scores for Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program
English as a second language (ESL) applicants must achieve minimum scores on the TOEFL internet based test (TOEFL iBT) of:

Minimum Cumulative Score of:

  • 86 Combined

AND Minimum Individual Score of:

  • 26 in Speaking
  • 20 in Writing
  • 20 in Reading
  • 20 in Listening

College Degree Requirements

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements