Medical Laboratory Assistant, Certificate

MLT.CRT.C79

Program Overview

The Medical Laboratory Assistant certificate is designed to develop within the student practical skills in performing basic laboratory “waived” tests. Graduates are prepared to enter employment as medical laboratory assistants, working under the supervision of a medical laboratory technician or technologist.

The student may make written application to the Office of Admissions and Registration to receive written verification of completion of the certificate program.

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Additional Program Information

Students with one year of acceptable full-time phlebotomy experience will satisfy the prerequisite for MEDT 1044, but may not satisfy requirement for certificate. 

Program Requirements

Major Courses

HLTH 1312Medical Terminology

2 Credits

HLTH 1404Phlebotomy Techniques

4 Credits

MEDT 1044Medical Lab Assistant Skills

4 Credits

HLTH 1412Phlebotomy Techniques Practicum

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 12

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

HLTH 1312Medical Terminology

2 Credits

HLTH 1404Phlebotomy Techniques

4 Credits

Spring semester

MEDT 1044Medical Lab Assistant Skills

4 Credits

Fall semester

HLTH 1412Phlebotomy Techniques Practicum

2 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 11
Tuition and fees - $142.00 per credit hour $147.00
$1,764.00
Course Fees:
HLTH 1404 Phlebotomy Techniques 50.00
HLTH 1412 Phlebotomy Techniques Practicum 20.00
MEDT 1044 Medical Lab Assistant Skills 35.00
105.00
105.00
Books:
HLTH 1404 Phlebotomy Techniques 161.50
MEDT 1044 Medical Lab Assistant Skills 128.00
289.50
289.50
Supplies*
Uniforms 50.00
Lab coat ** 21.00
Clinical Badge (First one free, Replacement $5) 0.00
Uniform shoes 40.00
111.00
111.00
Additional Program Costs
Background Check and Drug Screening 68.00
Physical Examination/Tests/Etc. 385.00
453.00
453.00
TOTAL $2,722.50
* Costs associated with HLTH 1412 – Phlebotomy Techniques Practicum course only.
** This item is ordered in the KCC Hammes Bookstore.
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.