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.

Students in health career programs are advised to consult the Code of Campus Affairs and Regulations, section 11.4. This regulation concerns completion of all courses in health career curricula being 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

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