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Medical Laboratory Technology (AAS)

Overview

Interested in this Program? Group Advising: Wednesday, 10/5/2022, 3:30pm-4:30pm, Zoom/Goff 118 (Oak Ridge campus) (Zoom link).

The medical laboratory technician is a vital part of the health care team working under the direct supervision of a physician and/or medical technologist. Medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) perform a wider range of laboratory tests in diverse clinical settings such as a hospital, clinic, and/or a physician office. The laboratory tests are performed on body fluids including blood, sputum and stool.

This program consists of 2 semesters general course work, 3 semesters of laboratory specific coursework (with the last two semesters also consisting of clinical externship rotations.) Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the National Board of Certification exam and obtain state of Tennessee licensure. 

  1. The early decision application deadline for the MLT program is March 31st!

  2. the Intro to Med Lab Exemption Exam will be Wednesday April 10th @ 10am. Anyone interested in this exam should contact Madeline Hibbard, hibbardm1@roanestate.edu for more information.

Location

The Medical Laboratory Program is taught on the Oak Ridge Campus. Clinical affiliates are all hospitals within the Covenant Health System (primarily located within Knox County), East Tennessee Children's Hospital, and Blount Memorial Hospital.

Admission Requirements

Interested in this Program? Group Advising: Wednesday, 10/5/2022, 3:30pm-4:30pm, Zoom/Goff 118 (Oak Ridge campus) (Zoom link).

Packets and Applications

Accreditation and Program Outcomes

Accreditation

The Roane State Community College MLT program has received preliminary accreditation from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Contact information is: NAACLS, 5600 N. River, Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119. (773) 714-8880. www.naacls.org

Program Approval

The Roane State Community College MLT program is approved by the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board. The contact information is: Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board, Metro Center Complex, 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243. (615) 532-3202.

Program Outcomes

Years Program Completion Rate Licensure Pass Rate (1st time & ultimate) Job Placement
2021-2022 100% 75% - ultimate 100% 100%
2022-2023 100% 75% - ultimate 86% 100%

 

Faculty and Staff

Contact

Madeline Hibbard
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4294
MPH, MLS (ASCP)
Program Director

Miki A Parsons
Click above for email address
9312878448
A.A.S. MLT (ASCP)
Adjunct Faculty

Dawn Pelfrey
Click above for email address
A.A.S. MLT (AMT)
Adjunct Faculty

 

Health Sciences Admission Advisor
Michael Burtch
(865) 354-3000, ext. 4705
hsnadmissions@roanestate.edu

Administrative Staff

Michael P Burtch
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4705, Health Sciences Admission Advisor

Contact: 

Madeline Hibbard • (865) 354-3000 ext. 4294 • Click name for email address

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