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A.A.S. Program Course List

Allied Health

Medical Laboratory Technician

A.A.S. Degree (O)

The Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree program prepares the student who wishes to seek employment as a medical laboratory technician in hospital laboratories, independent laboratories, physicians' offices, community health agencies, or as a technician in research centers, pharmaceutical laboratories, biomedical laboratories, or as a quality control technician in food processing or manufacturing companies.

Students wishing to enroll in the program will be required to submit evidence of a physical examination. The program includes didactic course work on campus followed by a clinical affiliation in an approved hospital. The program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, (773) 714-8880 which qualifies the graduates to take the ASCP registry examination for Medical Laboratory Technicians. Students will be required to complete the program within four calendar years. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of the Allied Health competitive admission process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for application requirements.

CORE COURSES


CoursesCredits
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC213Ethical Issues in Health Care3
SSC100First Year Seminar1

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
MLT120Hematology I4
MLT121Hematology II4
MLT220Clinical Chemistry I4
MLT221Clinical Chemistry II4
MLT250Clinical Microbiology I4
MLT251Clinical Microbiology II4
MLT260Immunology4
MLT261Blood Banking4
MLT291Clinical Practicum7

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
Select 1 course(s) from:
CHM110General Chemistry4
CHM150Chemical Principles I5
Select 1 course(s) from:
CHM111Intro to Organic & Biochemstry4
CHM151Chemical Principles II5