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Curriculum

The Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program at Austin Community College is a program of study which culminates in an Associate of Applied Science. A complete list of pre- and co-requisite courses required for the degree are found on the MLT Degree Plan Worksheet. Registration for any of the courses listed below requires Program Director approval.

MLT Degree Plan Worksheet - click and print

Overview of the Phlebotomy and Medical Laboratory Technology Professions

For additional information the Health Sciences Web Resource Page Student Area may be useful.


Program information will be revised as necessary to reflect changes in educational plans. Contact the Health Sciences Admissions staff at (512) 223-5700 if you have questions or desire further information.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

The MLT program is accredited by NAACLS. This is very important for students to know and understand. Students who successfully complete these programs are eligible to take any of the national certification exams that are available. For a complete list of NAACLS approved programs or for more information about this organization contact them at:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
8410 W Bryn Mawr Ave Suite 670
Chicago, IL 60631
773.714.8880
773.714.8886 (FAX)
info@naacls.org
http://www.naacls.org



National Certification Exam Information Sites

American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) - http://www.ascp.org/bor/certification/
National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) - http://www.nca-info.org
American Medical Technologists (AMT) - http://www.amt1.com/


Occupational Outlook Handbook

This site is published/maintained by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an agency within the US Department of Labor. The site gives a nice overview of the profession, job outlook and salary potential: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos096.htm#earnings

For additional information contact:

Health Sciences Admissions Office
Austin Community College
3401 Webberville Rd.,Room 8356, Austin, TX 78702-3004
(512) 223-5700 or any advisiong office: http://www3.austin.cc.tx.us/evpcss/rss/advise/advising.htm


Last Update: September 26, 2005

Web Author: Terry Kotrla, MS, MT(ASCP)BB
Comments: kotrla@austincc.edu
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