Medical Laboratory Sciences
Degrees and Certificates
How to Apply
Due to limited seating, Medical Laboratory Technician requires you to complete a screening process before registering for classes in the program. Learn more about the screening criteria and deadlines from Coordinated Program Entry.
Medical Laboratory Sciences Program
Medical Laboratory Science programs prepares you to play a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Medical laboratory personnel work in clinics, hospitals, reference laboratories, and physician office labs. They safely collect, process, and analyze blood and body fluid specimens. They use microscopes, centrifuges, computerized instruments, and other sophisticated laboratory equipment. The complexity of tests performed, the level of judgment needed, and the amount of responsibility workers assume depends largely on the amount of education they have.
You will study theory in the classroom, learn skills in campus labs, and complete clinical experiences in area health care facilities and labs. Upon completion of the programs, you will be eligible to take national certification exams.
The MLT AAS degree program prepares you to perform clinical laboratory testing which aids the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
In in the PHLB program you will learn how to collect and process blood specimens using approved venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques. It is taught in one-term and two-term sessions. The one-term option is a 12-week program taught at the South Valley campus. The two-term option is a 16-week program taught at the Westside campus.
Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)
If you have a valid ACSP PBT certificate, you can receive credit for courses in the Phlebotomy Technician program by filling out the following form: