An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.

 Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician trains students to function effectively as a member of a medical laboratory team. The program provides exposure to laboratory tests in accordance with standardized laboratory practices in clinical chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, clinical microbiology, immunohematology and serology/immunology.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet BSU mission and its objectives:

  • To develop a student’s ability to perform proficiently on laboratory testing procedures.
  • To develop a student’s ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
  • To prepare students for entry-level employment in clinical and reference laboratories or physician’s offices as medical laboratory technicians.

Program Goals

  • Students will acquire the knowledge and skill development to competently perform standardized laboratory test procedures; Students will acquire critical thinking and problem solving skills to effectively practice in the profession;Students will possess employable entry-level skills required for medical laboratory technicians.

Prerequisites for Major Courses

  • Background check and drug screen
  • General education courses must be completed with a grade average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0

Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician, students must earn 73.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:

Medical Laboratory Technician Major Courses ( 47.0 credit hours )
Clinical Chemistry I* 4.0 credit hours
Clinical Chemistry II 4.0 credit hours
Clinical Practicum Part I* 3.5 credit hours
Clinical Practicum Part II 3.5 credit hours
Urinalysis 4.0 credit hours
Hematology I* 4.0 credit hours
Hematology II 4.0 credit hours
Microbiology I* 4.0 credit hours
Microbiology II 4.0 credit hours
Serology/Immunology 4.5 credit hours
Immunohematology I 4.0 credit hours
Immunohematology II 4.0 credit hours

*Must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher before students are enrolled in the “II” portion of the subjects.

Note: Medical Laboratory Technician students who wish to sit for the Medical Technologist examination may need 8.0 credit hours in Biology and 8.0 credit hours in Chemistry.

General Education Courses ( 26.0 credit hours )

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