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Medical Laboratory Technician - AAS

Available on Campus Campus

The Medical Laboratory Technician program encompasses a two-year, six-semester course of study requiring a total of 60 semester hours of credit. The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773.714.8886. Graduates are eligible for certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Registry (ASCP-BOR). New classes begin in the fall of each year.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses
MLAB 1101 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science 1
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lab) 1
11

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture) 3
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I OR
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I (Lecture) AND 3
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I (Lab) 1
MLAB 1235 Immunology/Serology 2
MLAB 1270 Hematology I 2
PLAB 1173 Phlebotomy 1
15
Semester 2
BIOL 2320 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors (Lecture) 3
MLAB 1127 Coagulation 1
MLAB 1271 Hematology II 2
MLAB 2331 Immunohematology 3
MLAB 2270 Clinical Chemistry I 2
11
Semester 3
MLAB 1211 Urinalysis & Body Fluids 2
MLAB 2271 Clinical Chemistry I 2
4

Year 2

Semester 1
MLAB 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 1
MLAB 1167 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 1
MLAB 2434 Clinical Microbiology 4
6
Semester 2
MLAB 1231 Parasitology/Mycology 2
MLAB 1266 Practicum (or Field Experience)- Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 2
MLAB 1267 Practicum (or Field Experience)- Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 2
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
9
Semester 3
MLAB 2232 Seminar in Medical Laboratory Technology 2
MLAB 2238 Advanced Topics in Medical Laboratory Technician/Assistant (Capstone) 2
4
Total Credits 60

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.