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Medical Laboratory Technology (CLT.S.AAS)

  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Allied Health
The associate degree program in Medical Laboratory Technology prepares students to enter the workforce as Laboratory Technicians. In this profession, graduates are responsible for performing routine clinical laboratory tests as the primary analysis, making specimen oriented decisions on predetermined criteria, including a working knowledge of critical values. As part of the program, the students will complete a non-paid, supervised health-related practicum in a hospital lab setting. This degree program consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the Applicant Information packet located on the webpage. Update language: Students will have a maximum of three opportunities to successfully complete BIO 1121, ALH 1101, and all general education courses required by the program. All course withdrawals (W) or failures (D) or (F) will count as an attempt. After a third unsuccessful attempt, the student is no longer eligible to enter or continue in the program. Note: For students under age 18 there may be restrictions on participating in certain Health Sciences programs. Any student under age 18 must contact the program director/department chair to discuss whether he or she may enroll.
Program Accreditation

Sinclair Community College's Medical Laboratory Technology associate degree program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 66018; P:773.714.8880;