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) 8410 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 670, Chicago, IL 60631-3415, (773) 714-8880 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.


Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
SOC 213 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3


Courses Credits
MLT 120 Hematology I 4
MLT 121 Hematology II 4
MLT 220 Clinical Chemistry I 4
MLT 221 Clinical Chemistry II 4
MLT 250 Clinical Microbiology I 4
MLT 251 Clinical Microbiology II 4
MLT 260 Immunology 4
MLT 261 Blood Banking 4
MLT 291 Clinical Practicum 7


Courses Credits
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
Select 1 course(s) from:
CHM 110 General Chemistry 4
CHM 150 Chemical Principles I 5
Select 1 course(s) from:
CHM 111 Intro to Organic & Biochemstry 4
CHM 151 Chemical Principles II 5