Medical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S.
The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program at Minnesota West is designed to prepare students for employment in the medical, clinical, research and public health laboratories. A MLT collects and/or receives patient specimens and performs general laboratory tests to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The MLT program combines academic general education with a concentration in the basic sciences, didactic studies in medical laboratory science and clinical training (externship) in a hospital laboratory.
It is recommended that students enrolling in the Medical Laboratory Technician program have a science and math background. Student must submit physical form and vaccination records to Program Director. Criminal background checks will be conducted. Successful completion of all required course with a grade of C (72%) or better is necessary to graduate. Student must test into MATH 0098 level.
Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), 8410 West Bryn Mawr Avenue - Suite 670, Chicago, IL 60631 773-714-8880.
|COURSE #||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|Fall - Year 1|
|Survey of Chemistry||4|
|Medical Terminology in Healthcare||2|
|Healthcare & Society||1|
|Introduction to Laboratory Science||3|
|Medical Lab Calculations||2|
|Credits Fall - Year 1||15|
|Spring - Year 1|
|Clinical Chemistry I||3|
|Credits Spring - Year 1||15|
|Humanity or Social/Behavioral/Science Elective||5|
|Credits Summer - Year 1||5|
|Fall - Year 2|
|Clinical Chemistry II||2|
|Credits Fall - Year 2||15|
|Spring - Year 2|
|Clinical: Hematology & Hemostasis||4|
|Clinical: Medical Microbiology||4|
|MDLT 2340||Clinical: Clinical Chemistry and Immunology||3|
|MDLT 2350||Clinical: Immunohematology||4|
|Credits Spring - Year 2||15|
|Summer - Year 2|
|Clinical: Urinalysis/BIO Fluids||2|
|Credits Summer - Year 2||3|
Updated: si 4/6/16