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Connected Degree

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 SemesterCR
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
CHM150Chemical Principles I5
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
MLT120Hematology I4
 18
Second Semester
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
CHM151Chemical Principles II5
ENG121Composition3
MLT121Hematology II4
 17
Third Semester
BIO250Principles of Microbiology4
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
MLT220Clinical Chemistry I4
PSY121General Psychology3
MLT260Immunology4
 18
Fourth Semester
ENG122Technical Writing-Comm3
MLT221Clinical Chemistry II4
MLT251Pathogenic Microbiology4
MLT261Blood Banking4
SOC213Ethical Issues in Health Care3
 18
Fifth Semester
MLT291Clinical Practicum7
 7
Sixth SemesterCR
BISC207Introductory Biology I4
 4
Seventh Semester
BISC208Introductory Biology II4
CHEM213Elementary Organic Chemistry4
MEDT375Clinical Laboratory Principles and Statistics2
XXXXXXXGroup B course3
 13
Eighth Semester
CHEMXXXElementary Biochemistry & Lab**4
MEDT390Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Diagnostics3
MEDT391Intro to Molecular Diagnostics Lab1
XXXXXXXGroup A course3
 11
Ninth Semester
XXXXXXXGroup B course3
XXXXXXXMulticultural course3
MEDT210Information Technologies and Communication Skills2
XXXXXXXGroup C course3
 11
Tenth Semester
MEDTXXXClinical Physiological Chemistry II & Lab#6
MEDTXXXHematology II & Lab##4
MEDTXXXImmunohematology II & Lab###2
MEDTXXXDiagnostics Bacteriology and Medical Mycology & Lab***4
MEDT418Medical Technology Senior Seminar0
MEDT461Laboratory Practice & Leadership I1
 17
Eleventh Semester
MEDT471Laboratory Practice & Leadership II1
 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