Medical Laboratory Technology Advanced Placement Sequence (Option 1)

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Program Overview

The advanced placement sequence of the Medical Laboratory Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree is designed for students who have previously completed all the required general education courses of the program. The program concentrates on Medical Laboratory Technology courses, allowing students to complete the degree requirements in three semesters (spring, fall, spring). For online hybrid courses in this curriculum, students meet every two weeks for laboratory sessions at KCC.

Program eligibility standards apply; consult a KCC advisor.

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

Additional Program Information

This program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018; 773-714-8880. Each student in this program must have a physical exam, criminal background check without any disqualifying convictions, and a negative drug screen.

Graduates of this program are eligible to take the national certification examination given by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Medical Laboratory Technology graduates are prepared to enter medical technology/medical laboratory science bachelor’s degree programs at selected state universities with junior status.

The curriculum of record for students applying to, but not yet accepted into, competitive entry health careers programs will be the Associate in General Studies.

Program Eligibility

Program eligibility/application process - Consult this information for steps to apply and enroll in a health program, deadlines, eligibility worksheets, and essential physical capabilities and functions.

Courses required prior to acceptance in the program

BIOL 1514General Biology I

4 Credits

BIOL 2714Microbiology

4 Credits

CHEM 1614General Chemistry I

4 Credits

CHEM 1624General Chemistry II

4 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

MATH 1814College Algebra

4 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

Humanities Course

3 Credits

 

MEDT 1415Physiologic Systems

5 Credits

or

BIOL 2644Anatomy & Physiology I

4 Credits

and

BIOL 2654Anatomy & Physiology II

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:37-40

A higher level math class can be substituted for MATH 1814.

Choose the Humanities course from the General Education Courses for Applied Science Degrees.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

For non-clinical online courses, students must meet for biweekly laboratory sessions at KCC.

MEDT 1114Urinalysis & Body Fluids

4 Credits

MEDT 1124Hematology & Coagulation

4 Credits

MEDT 2124Serology & Blood Banking

4 Credits

MEDT 2044Clinical Microbiology

4 Credits

MEDT 2214Clinical Chemistry

4 Credits

MEDT 2316Clinical Practicum I

6 Credits

MEDT 2326Clinical Practicum II

6 Credits

MEDT 2462Medical Laboratory Technology Seminar

2 Credits

In MEDT 2316 and MEDT 2326, the student will spend four consecutive days each week (32 hours/week) in affiliated hospitals in the last semester.

Total Credit Hours: 70

Suggested Course Sequence

Spring semester

MEDT 1124Hematology & Coagulation

4 Credits

MEDT 2124Serology & Blood Banking

4 Credits

Fall semester

MEDT 1114Urinalysis & Body Fluids

4 Credits

MEDT 2044Clinical Microbiology

4 Credits

MEDT 2214Clinical Chemistry

4 Credits

Spring semester

MEDT 2316Clinical Practicum I

6 Credits

MEDT 2326Clinical Practicum II

6 Credits

MEDT 2462Medical Laboratory Technology Seminar

2 Credits

Program Cost

Advanced Placement Sequence - Option 1
Minimum credit hours required for completion: 34
Tuition and fees - $142.00 per credit hour $147.00
$4,998.00
Course Fees:
MEDT 1114 Urinalysis and Body Fluids 40.00
MEDT 1124 Hematology and Coagulation 75.00
MEDT 2044 Clinical Microbiology 90.00
MEDT 2124 Serology and Blood Banking 65.00
MEDT 2214 Clinical Chemistry 55.00
MEDT 2316 Clinical Practicum I 45.00
MEDT 2326 Clinical Practicum II 45.00
415.00
415.00
Books:
MEDT 1114 Urinalysis and Body Fluids 136.80
MEDT 1124 Hematology and Coagulation 215.10
MEDT 2044 Clinical Microbiology 317.75
MEDT 2124 Serology and Blood Banking 173.75
MEDT 2214 Clinical Chemistry 125.65
MEDT 2462 Medical Laboratory Tech. Seminar 113.35
1,082.40
1,082.40
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:
A2 Entrance Exam Fee (per attempt) 37.00
Background Check and Drug Screening 68.00
Physical Examination/Tests/Etc. 385.00
490.00
490.00
TOTAL $7,096.40
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