Associate of Applied Science - Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Academic Map (***All information below is subject to approval from the MDHE, HLC and NAACLS***)
The Missouri Health Professions Consortium (MHPC) MLT Program curriculum includes on-campus or virtual classroom instruction, on-campus laboratory instruction, and an off-campus clinical rotation component encompassing the areas of Hematology and Coagulation, Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Mycology and Virology, Immunohematology, Clinical Chemistry and Urinalysis, Immunology and Phlebotomy.
The classroom lecture component is taught by MACC and Three Rivers College faculty and is broadcast to the MLT students located at the East Central College, MACC, North Central Missouri College, Three Rivers College, and State Fair Community College campuses using interactive television (ITV) or online learning management system technology.
In addition, all MLT students will be required to travel to the MACC Mexico Campus or Three Rivers College Campus at designated times during the fall and spring semesters to participate in “centralized lab” sessions that bring the students from all campuses together for group lab activities and testing. Any required lodging will be at the student’s expense.
(Must be completed prior to entry into the program)
|Directed Electives*||3-4||Directed Electives|
|3|| HST105 or
|Fall: Professional Coursework|
|Spring: Professional Coursework
|Summer: Professional Coursework
|Total Hours for Degree||60-61|
*Directed Electives: and/or Social/Behavioral Sciences (SOC101 Sociology recommended)., Humanities ( recommended),
**It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the degree in two years. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.
^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).
To successfully complete MLT Professional Coursework, students must achieve a minimum score of 78% or "C" in both the didactic and clinical components.
***All information above is subject to approval from the MDHE, HLC and NAACLS***