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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Technician AAS Degree

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For more information please see the Medical Laboratory Technician Program Overview .


The MLT degree is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of medical facilities such as clinical, research, and public health laboratories. Students collect or receive patient specimens and perform diagnostic tests to aid the physician in determining the presence, extent, and causes of disease.

Note: This degree is available at Hastings

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 50

Basic Achievement Requirements

All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:
Note: Scores for specific health program admission may vary from the scores listed. Please see the program director for more specific information.

   1.Acquiring appropiate Mandatory Assessment Placement (MAP) scores in math, writing and reading.
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0980 Math Essentials with a C or above.
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.

General Education Core Requirements

All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 4 credit(s)
    (Required: BIOS 1010 )
  • GEN ED Group C: Career and Life Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy, or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 8 credit(s)
    (Required: BIOS 1250  OR BIOS 2250 , BIOS 1260  OR BIOS 2260 , AND CHEM 1050 )

Subtotal: 18

Total Credits for AAS Degree: 68

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