Pending approval by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Associate of Applied Science Degree


A Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) also referred to as a Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT), combines an aptitude for science with the desire to help others. As skilled laboratory professionals, MLTs are engaged in the collection, handling, processing and analysis of body fluids, cells and tissues through the application of chemical, biological and physical principles. Their role of providing laboratory information is essential for the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of human diseases. Program Curriculum •Strong science foundation •700+ hours of practical experience General Education Core (23 credits) Strategies for Career Success Oral Communications Computer Information Systems Introduction to Psychology Major Core (25 credits) Medical Terminology General Chemistry & Lab Introduction to Physiology & Lab Clinical Laboratory Science •Preparation for certification exam •Academic and career support English Composition College Algebra Medical Law and Ethics General Biology & Lab Phlebotomy & Practicum Human Anatomy & Lab Pathology

Professional Core (30 credits, 720 clinical hours) General Microbiology & Lab Immunology & Lab Clinical Microbiology & Practicum MLT Senior Seminar Clinical Chemistry & Practicum Hematology/Coagulation & Practicum Blood Banking & Practicum

Certificate Program

PHLEBOTOMY Phlebotomists are allied health professionals
Phlebotomists are allied health professionals trained to collect specimens for laboratory testing used to diagnose and treat diseases. The Center for Health Sciences prepares students for employment in inpatient, ambulatory and research settings. Students are trained in all aspects of specimen collection handling, and processing in accordance with industry standards. Hands-on experience cultivates the necessary skills to properly perform venipunctures, heelsticks and fingersticks. The program emphasizes patient safety, infection control and professional conduct. Program Courses (15 credits, 144 clinical hours) Strategies for Career Success Medical Law & Ethics Phlebotomy & Practicum Medical Terminology Computer Information Systems

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The Graduate School is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), a national accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. The Graduate School prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and, where applicable, on the basis of sex or gender, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, veterans status, on the basis that all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or in reprisal for pursuing rights under any of the above.

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