The Medical Laboratory Technology Program provides quality didactic and clinical education and instruction in clinical laboratory sciences. The program prepares graduates to function as competent entry-level professionals in laboratory testing. Medical laboratory Technicians perform analytical tests on human body fluids and tissues, providing data essential for diagnosis, treatment, and management of disease or for the maintenance of wellness.
In addition to meeting the general requirements for the college and the Allied Health Sciences programs, applicants to the Medical Laboratory Technology program must:
1. Complete with a "C" or greater, or currently have in progress, the following courses by the application deadline:
2. College credit for BIOL 2010 (A&P I), BIOL 2020 (A&P II) and BIOL 2230 (Microbiology) must be within 8 years of starting the program with a minimum grade of “C” or higher.
3. Must be 18 years old by the application deadline as published on the program webpage.
4. Complete all program application requirements by the application deadline (or have currently in progress). This includes the review of the MLT Applicant Handbook.
Eligibility for admission does not imply or guarantee admission to the program. All students meeting minimum criteria will be considered competitively, using the published applicant ranking tool.
Effective Fall 2022
|BIOL||2010||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|CHEM||1110||General Chemistry (Recommended) OR CHEM 1010 Introductory Chemistry||4|
Meet with Success Coach or Advisor
Attend a Group Advising Session
|Nov||Register for next term|
|BIOL||2020||Human Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|MLAB||1301||Introduction to Medical Laboratory1||3|
|PSYC||1030||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Mar||Meet with Success Coach or Advisor|
|April||Register for next term|
|MLAB||2202||Urinalysis and Body Fluids||2|
|Oct||Meet with Faculty Advisor|
|Nov||Register for next term|
|COMM||2025||Fundamentals of Communication||3|
|Feb||Complete Application to Graduate with Faculty Advisor|
|Apr||Register for Summer Term|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
|May||Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)|
|June||Begin job search using RaiderRecruit|
1An open enrollment course available to all students.
Program Application Deadline: March 31 (early decision)
Final Deadline: May 27
Students pursuing this program will be advised by the Health Sciences Division.
This program is designed for students who do not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.
For more information:http://www.roanestate.edu/?12730-Medical-Laboratory-Technology-AAS
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