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
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 Certification Exam Information Sites
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) - http://www.ascp.org/bor/certification/
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
Last Update: September 26, 2005