Clinical Laboratory Technology (Medical Laboratory Technician), Associate in Applied Science
This program prepares students for entry-level positions as clinical laboratory technicians. Through classroom and practical experience in hospital and clinical laboratories, students learn to perform qualitative, quantitative and analytic testing in microbiology, hematology, immunohematology, clinical chemistry, serology, immunology and urinalysis.
Persons interested in this program should have an interest in biology, chemistry and the health sciences and be able to follow precise and detailed instructions.
To graduate, a student must obtain a "C" or better on all science, math courses and all courses in the area of concentration.
Graduates are eligible to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification Examination. Positions are available in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, independent laboratories, and public health, research and industrial laboratories.
Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting stlcc.edu/enroll.
Program of Study
|Career General Education|
|ENG 101||College Composition I||3|
|ENG 102||College Composition II||3|
|or ENG 103||Report Writing|
|XXX xxx||Missouri State Requirement||3|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|or PSY 200||General Psychology|
|CHM 101||Fundamentals of Chemistry I||5|
|BIO 207||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIO 208||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|MTH 140||Intermediate Algebra||3|
|Physical Education Activity|
|Select 2 credit hours||2|
|CLT 100||Orientation to the Medical Laboratory||1|
|CLT 101||Medical Microbiology||3|
|CLT 202||Clinical Practice I||4|
|CLT 207||Clinical Practice II||4|
|CLT 110||Urinalysis and Body Fluids||2|
|CLT 111||Hematology and Coagulation||4|
|CLT 113||Pathogenic Bacteriology||2|
|CLT 211||Parasites, Fungi and Intracellular Pathogens||2|
|CLT 213||Introduction to Clinical Chemistry||2|
|CLT 217||Clinical Chemistry||5|
|CLT 219||Professional Skills Seminar||1|
|CLT 115||Immunology and Serology||2|
|CLT 120||Clinical Laboratory Skill Development||4|
|Total Credit Hours||70|