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Medical Laboratory Technology (A.A.S.)–The Medical Laboratory Technology program is a two-year (plus two summer sessions) course of study leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree. The program provides educational course requirements and clinical training for a career as a medical laboratory technician. Students learn the theory and principles of routine laboratory procedures and their role in detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. They perform tests using contemporary, automated and computerized instrumentation in all sections of the laboratory. The curriculum includes courses in liberal arts and the basic sciences as well as specialized course offerings in the major areas of clinical laboratory science. Students complete a clinical internship in the fourth semester and final summer session at one of several affiliated hospital laboratories. Students who wish to pursue Bachelor Degree programs may do so but should seek advisement. The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road,Suite 720, Rosemont IL, 60018 - 773.714.8880. Graduating students are eligible to take all examinations offered for certification and licensure.

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Medical Laboratory Technology
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5205

Total Credits: 69

First Semester Credits
AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
AHS 201 Clinical Hematology 4
CHE 131 General Chemistry I or  
CHE 151 Inorganic Chemistry I 4
ENG 101 Composition I 3
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Second Semester Credits
AHS 132 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
AHS 205 Immunohematology 4
CHE 132 General Chemistry II or  
CHE 152 Inorganic Chemistry II 4
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Summer Session Credits
ENG 102 Composition II 3
Social Science Elective 3
Humanities Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 9
   
Third Semester Credits
AHS 202 Medical Microbiology 4
AHS 203 Clinical Pathology 3
BIO 216 Parasitology 4
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics* 3
Total Semester Credits 14
   
Fourth Semester Credits
AHS 206 Clinical Immunology 3
AHS 209 Clinical Applications of Medical Lab Science 3
AHS 210 Clinical Internship I 3
CHE 221 Clinical Chemistry 4
Total Semester Credits 13
   
Summer Session Credits
AHS 211 Clinical Internship II 3
Total Semester Credits 3
*or as advised