Students begin the program as a preMedical Laboratory Technician. A preMedical Laboratory Technician may take all of the required general education courses and medical terminology. Students should consult with the program advisor to develop an appropriate educational plan.
Program Application Process
The next available Medical Laboratory Technician program start date is Fall Semester 2021. Interested students should submit completed Application to Medical Laboratory Technician Program (PDF) forms to One Stop following the directions on the application form. The application form will be available here beginning September 2, 2020. Submitted applications will be dated upon receipt and held in One Stop until the priority review deadline, February 1, 2021. After the priority review deadline, applications are reviewed on a first-qualified first-served basis (based on the date of submission). All applicants will receive written notification of their admission status via U.S. mail approximately 6 weeks after the priority review deadline. Inclusion of a complete, legible, accurate address on the application will help ensure delivery of the admission status letter.
Textbook and Supply Costs
Students should expect to spend approximately $2,500.00, beyond the cost of tuition and fees, for books, supplies, certification exam, and liability insurance.
The Technical Standards are the essential non-academic requirements for successful progression in and completion of the Medical Laboratory Technician AAS degree program. The Technical Standards include knowledge, skill, attitudinal/behavioral abilities needed to acquire and demonstrate competence in the complex discipline of medical laboratory science. The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) requires that Technical Standards (also called Essential Functions) be made available to prospective students and to the public. Admitted students must document their awareness of and ability to comply with the Technical Standards.
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The links below describe non-academic admission requirements for students pursuing the Medical Laboratory Technician-AAS degree.
Criminal Background Study
For specific policies that address program progression view
Medical Laboratory Technician Program Progression
Transfer Credits and Advanced Placement
The Medical Laboratory Technician program identifies specific requirements for consideration of prior coursework to fulfill course requirements. For more information view
Transfer Credits and Advanced Placement.