Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

Applicants who do not meet these requirements may qualify for admissions by completing comparable course work at UMA and will be admitted into the Pre-Medical Laboratory Science track of the Liberal Studies program. Enrollment in the Pre-Medical Laboratory Science track does not guarantee admissions to the Associate of Science, Medical Laboratory Technology degree program.

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • High School Biology with lab or BIO 110 (grade of C or higher)
  • High School Chemistry with Lab or CHY 100 (grade of C or higher)
  • ENG 100 Introduction to Academic Reading & Writing or course waiver
  • MAT 111 Algebra II or higher-level algebra course or course waiver
  • 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) or higher
  • Minimum 70 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 15 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the MLT & Science Courses: 2.33

All courses must be passed with a “C+” or better.

  • MLT 100 Orientation and Clinical Chemistry I (3)
  • MLT 103 Phlebotomy (2)
  • MLT 105 Urinalysis (3)
  • MLT 203 Clinical Chemistry II & Immunology (3)
  • MLT 204 Clinical Microbiology (4)
  • MLT 205 Immunohematology (4)
  • MLT 206 Hematology (4)
  • MLT 395 Hospital Practicum (12)

Students must complete the program in three years once they begin MLT courses.

  • Complete one of the following Communication electives (3):
    • COM 101 Public Speaking
    • COM 102 Interpersonal Communications
    • COM 104 Communications in Groups and Organizations
    • COM 106 Oral Communication of Literature
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following Fine Arts or Humanities electives (3):
    • ARH 105 History of Art & Architecture I
    • ARH 106 History of Art & Architecture II
    • DRA 101 Introduction to Theatre
    • DRA 265 The American Movie
    • DRA 280 Introduction to Films
    • ENG xxx any literature course
    • HTY xxx any history course
    • HUM xxx any humanities course
    • MUH 104 Music of the Classic Era: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
    • MUH 123 Understanding Music
    • MUH 160 World Music
    • MUH 190 Women in Western Music
    • MUS 225 The Mysterious Power of Music
    • MUH 333 History & Literature of Music I
    • MUH 334 History & Literature of Music II
    • MUH 337 Tradition and Innovation: Western Art Since the Romantics
    • PHI xxx any philosophy course
    • POS 390 Survey of Political Theory
    • WGS 101W Introduction to Women’s Studies
  • MAT 115 Elementary Statistics (3)
  • BIO 110 General Biology I (4) must be passed with a “C+” or better
  • BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology (4) must be passed with a “C+” or better
  • BIO 321 Microbiology (4) must be passed with a “C+” or better
  • CHY 115 General Chemistry I (4) must be passed with a “C+” or better
  • CHY 116 General Chemistry II (4) must be passed with a “C+” or better
  • Complete one of the following Social Science electives (3):
    • ANT xxx any anthropology course
    • JUS xxx any justice studies course
    • ECO xxx any economics course
    • GEO xxx any geography course
    • POS xxx any political science course
    • PSY xxx any psychology course (PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology recommended)
    • SOC xxx any sociology course
    • SSC xxx any social science course

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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