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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.

Admission Policies for Allied Health Sciences A.A.S. Degrees

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:

  • MLAB 1301 - Introduction to Medical Laboratory
  • ENGL 1010- Composition I
  • CHEM 1010 or 1110 - Intro or General Chemistry I
  • BIOL 2010 - Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 2020 - Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 2230 - Microbiology
  • MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics

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

1st Fall   Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
BIOL 2010 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics 3
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry (Recommended) OR CHEM 1010 Introductory Chemistry 4
    TERM TOTAL 14
Action Items    
  Oct

Meet with Success Coach or Advisor

Attend a Group Advising Session
Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term

 
  Nov Register for next term  
1st Spring   Hours
BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOL 2230 Microbiology 4
MLAB 1301 Introduction to Medical Laboratory1 3
PSYC 1030 Introduction to Psychology 3
    TERM TOTAL 14
Action Items    
  Mar Meet with Success Coach or Advisor  
  April Register for next term  
       
2nd Fall    
MLAB 2403 Clinical Microbiology 4
MLAB 2402 Hematology 4
MLAB 2401 Clinical Chemistry 4
MLAB 2202 Urinalysis and Body Fluids 2
    TERM TOTAL 14
Action Items    
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor  
  Nov Register for next term  
2nd Spring    
MLAB 1310 Practicum I 4
MLAB 1320 Practicum II 3
MLAB 2201 Clinical Immunology 2
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication 3
MLAB 2301 Blood Bank 3
    TERM TOTAL 15
Action Items    
  Feb Complete Application to Graduate with Faculty Advisor  
  Apr Register for Summer Term  
Summer Term    
MLAB 2310 Practicum III 3
MLAB 2420 Practicum IV 3
MLAB 2130 Seminar I 1
    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
    TERM TOTAL 10
Action Items    
  May Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)  
  June Begin job search using RaiderRecruit  
    TOTAL HOURS 67

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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