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Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Technician

* An Associate of Science Degree is considered a terminal degree and is not transferable.

Program Description
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician trains students to function effectively as a member of a medical laboratory team. Graduates possess skills to perform laboratory tests in accordance with standardized laboratory practices in clinical chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, clinical microbiology, immunohematology and serology/immunology.

Program Objectives
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives.

    To develop a student’s ability to perform proficiently on laboratory testing procedures
    To develop a student’s ability to think critically and communicate effectively
    To prepare students for entry-level employment in clinical and reference laboratories or physician’s offices as medical laboratory technicians

Prerequisite for Major Courses

    Statement of good health, background check and drug screening when applicable.
    General education courses must be completed with a grade average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0

Program Outline
To receive an Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician, students must earn 85.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows.

Medical Laboratory Technician Major Courses (61.0 credit hours)

Medical Terminology

1.5 credit hours

Anatomy and Physiology

6.0 credit hours

Clinical Chemistry I

4.0 credit hours

Clinical Chemistry II

4.0 credit hours

Laboratory Mathematics and Biostatistics

6.0 credit hours

Clinical Practicum Part I

3.5 credit hours

Clinical Practicum Part II

3.5 credit hours

Urinalysis

4.0 credit hours

Hematology I

4.0 credit hours

Hematology II

4.0 credit hours

Microbiology I

4.0 credit hours

Microbiology II

4.0 credit hours

Parasitology

4.0 credit hours

Serology/Immunology

4.5 credit hours

Immunohematology

4.0 credit hours

Note: Medical Laboratory Technician students who wish to sit for the Medical Technologist examination may need 8.0 credit hours in Biology and 8.0 credit hours in Chemistry.

General Education Courses (24.0 credit hours) (pdf file)
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* An Associate of Science Degree is considered a terminal degree and is not transferable.

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