Medical Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) is health-care professionals skilled in the performance of laboratory procedures, which aid in the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and maintenance of the health of the patient.

They perform a variety of procedures using intricate and sophisticated instrumentation. As a component of the profession of Medical Laboratory Technicians [also known as Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)], MLTs are vital members of the healthcare team and contribute significantly to the delivery of quality healthcare.

With the influx of new laboratory procedures, knowledge, and instrumentation, there is an increasing need for MLTs. The student contemplating the profession should possess such personal attributes as interest in the sciences, self-motivation, dedication, discipline, a strong desire to help people, and must have high moral, academic and ethical standards. Technical standards include manual dexterity and visual acuity (normal color vision). 

PRE-REQUISITES

 

Fall Semester

 

 

 

FROR

120S

College Success

1

SENL

101S

Freshman English I

3

ALLH

210S

Medical Terminology

3

SBIOL

221S

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I

3

SBIOL

221L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab I

1

 SMAT

121S

Pre-Calculus Algebra

3

 

 

 

14

           

 

 Spring Semester

SBIO

212S

Microbiology Lecture

3

SBIO

212LS

Microbiology Lab

1

SCHE

110S

General Chemistry Lecture

3

SCHE

110LS

General Chemistry Lab

1

 

 

Humanities Elective (SCOM 221S or 101S)

3

 

 

*Social/Behavioral Science Elective

3

14

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Semester

 

 

FRESHMAN YEAR

 

 

MLTC

105S

Introduction to MLT

1

MLTC

245S

Clinical Urinalysis

2

MLTC

241S

Clinical Hematology

3

 MLTC

243S

Clinical Immunohematology

3

PHLE

101S

Introduction to Phlebotomy

3

 

 

 

12

 

           

   Spring Semester

PHLE

210S

**Option One

Clinical Practicum

 

9

MLTC

247S

Clinical Hematology Practicum

1

MLTC

250S

Clinical Immunohematology Practicum

1

MLTC

249S

Clinical Phlebotomy Practicum

Or Option One**

1

 MLTC

253S

Clinical Urinalysis Practicum

1

 

 

 

13

 

  Summer Semester                                                                                      

MLTC

239S

Parasitology/Mycology

3

MLTC

240S

Coagulation

2

5

 

 

Fall Semester

 

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

MLTC

242S

Clinical Immunology/Serology

2

MLTC

244S

Clinical Microbiology

3

HIMT

110S

Clinical Chemistry

3

 

 

 

8

 

           

   Spring Semester

MLTC

248S

Clinical Immunology/Serology Practicum

1

MLTC

251S

Clinical Microbiology Lecture

1

MLTC

252S

Clinical Chemistry Practicum

1

 MLTC

270S

Clinical Review I

4

 

 

 

7

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:                                                                                      73

(without Phlebotomy certification)

 

**Option 1 is for MLTC majors who wishes to seek the Phlebotomy certification for a total of 73 credit hours.

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