A QUICK INTRO
Fascinated by science, chemistry and lab testing? Want a secure job in the world of healthcare that doesn't involve much patient interaction? This program may be the perfect fit for you.
WHAT YOU STUDY
You'll learn mathematical and scientific concepts related to specimen collection, laboratory testing and procedures. We'll also emphasize quality assurance and reporting/recording while interpreting findings involving tissues, blood and body fluids.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Once you successfully complete the examination given by the Board of Certification of the American Society of Clinical Pathology, employment opportunities abound in laboratories at hospitals, physician offices, industry, and research facilities.
WHAT YOU CAN EARN
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SCC is currently not accepting new students into this program.
Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.
FALL SEMESTER 1
|ACA||111||College Student Success||1|
|CHM||130||General, Organic & Biochemistry||3|
|CHM||130A||General, Organic & Biochemistry Lab||1|
|ENG||111||Writing & Inquiry||3|
|MLT||110||Introduction to MLT||3|
|MLT||116||Anatomy & Medical Terminology||5|
SPRING SEMESTER 1
|MLT||111||Urinalysis & Body Fluids||2|
|MLT||126||Immunology & Serology||2|
|MLT||140||Introduction to Microbiology||3|
|MLT||253||MLT Practicum I (Phlebotomy Clinic)||3|
|ENG||114||Professional Research & Reporting||3|
|HUM||110||Technology & Society||3|
FALL SEMESTER 2
|MLT||130||Clinical Chemistry I||4|
|MLT||240||Special Clinical Microbiology||3|
SPRING SEMESTER 2
|MLT||265||MLT Practicum II (Chemistry/Hematology/Hemostasis/Urinalysis)||5|
|MLT||277||MLT Practicum III (Blood Bank/Immunology/Serology/Microbiology)||8|
MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OUTCOMES:
|Academic Year||2020||2021||2022||Program 3-year Average
(NAACLS** Threshold for 3-year period)
|External Certification Results (ASCP BOC*)||100%||80%||50%||
|Employment Placement Rates
and/or ongoing education
*American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification
** National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences