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Health Sciences Information and Admissions Office
Eastview Campus
Building 8000, Room 8356
3401 Webberville Road
Austin, TX 78702
Phone: 512.223-5700 or
toll-free 888.626-1697
Program Requirements

Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Medical Laboratory Technology program. In order to be eligible for admission into the program, the applicant must: complete and submit an application for the MLT program, meet all requirements for admission to ACC, complete program prerequisites, complete the MLT information session, and meet with a MLT faculty advisor.

The courses in the first two semesters must be completed before semester 3 of the MLT degree plan. In addition, the student must be enrolled in or have completed the following:

  • NAACLS approved phlebotomy program, or
  • hold certification as a phlebotomy technician, or
  • document eligibility to test for national certification in phlebotomy.

If the phlebotomy course is taken through ACC, a separate Phlebotomy application must be submitted.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate good eye-hand coordination, finger dexterity, visual acuity, communication skills, and physical and emotional health for admission. Admission is non-discriminatory in regard to race, creed, sex, age, handicap or national origin.

Because of the inherent requirements of the profession, certain minimum physical abilities are expected, please review the following document.

Essential Functions and Technical Standards

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