Medical Laboratory Technician

to Medical Technology

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

The Medical Laboratory Technician associate degree program at Delaware Tech prepares the student who wishes to find employment as a medical laboratory technician in hospital laboratories, independent clinical laboratories, physicians' offices, or community health agencies. Graduates also can be employed as a technician in research centers, pharmaceutical or biomedical laboratories, or as a quality control technician in food processing or manufacturing companies. The program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

The University of Delaware's Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology includes on- and off-campus clinical experiences that prepare students for employment in hospital and private laboratories, in health agencies, industrial medical or biomedical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, research laboratories, forensic laboratories, and veterinary clinics. Students are eligible for national certification examinations. The major also functions as a Pre-medical curriculum for those interested in medical school, and provides the basis for graduate study.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.

CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM

Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Medical Laboratory Technician

DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Medical Technology

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

First Semester CR
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
CHM 150 Chemical Principles I 5
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4
MLT 120 Hematology I 4
  18
Second Semester
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
CHM 151 Chemical Principles II 5
ENG 121 Composition 3
MLT 121 Hematology II 4
  17
Third Semester
BIO 250 Principles of Microbiology 4
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
MLT 220 Clinical Chemistry I 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
MLT 260 Immunology 4
  18
Fourth Semester
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm 3
MLT 221 Clinical Chemistry II 4
MLT 251 Pathogenic Microbiology 4
MLT 261 Blood Banking 4
SOC 213 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
  18
Fifth Semester
MLT 291 Clinical Practicum 7
  7
Sixth Semester CR
BISC 207 Introductory Biology I 4
  4
Seventh Semester
BISC 208 Introductory Biology II 4
CHEM 213 Elementary Organic Chemistry 4
MEDT 375 Clinical Laboratory Principles and Statistics 2
XXXX XXX Group B course 3
  13
Eighth Semester
CHEM XXX Elementary Biochemistry & Lab** 4
MEDT 390 Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Diagnostics 3
MEDT 391 Intro to Molecular Diagnostics Lab 1
XXXX XXX Group A course 3
  11
Ninth Semester
XXXX XXX Group B course 3
XXXX XXX Multicultural course 3
MEDT 210 Information Technologies and Communication Skills 2
XXXX XXX Group C course 3
  11
Tenth Semester
MEDT XXX Clinical Physiological Chemistry II & Lab# 6
MEDT XXX Hematology II & Lab## 4
MEDT XXX Immunohematology II & Lab### 2
MEDT XXX Diagnostics Bacteriology and Medical Mycology & Lab*** 4
MEDT 418 Medical Technology Senior Seminar 0
MEDT 461 Laboratory Practice & Leadership I 1
  17
Eleventh Semester
MEDT 471 Laboratory Practice & Leadership II 1
  1
*No more than 6 credits in MEDT practicum courses will be required for baccalaureate completion. Credits remaining for completion will be determined based upon individualized assessment of student's clinical experience.

*Maximum of 2 courses from MEDT 473, 475, 477, 479

**CHEM 214/216 Elementary Biochemistry & Lab
#MEDT 403/413 Clinical Physiological Chemistry II & Lab
##MEDT 405/415 Hematology II & Lab
###MEDT 420/421 Immunohematology II & Lab
***MEDT 430/431 Diagnostics Bacteriology and Medical Mycology & Lab

The Bachelor of Science program in Medical Technology requires a minimum of 123 credits.
Course sequencing may vary by semester. See your advisor.
RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Georgetown: 302-259-6605
University of Delaware
Newark: 302-831-2849
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 10/2008