Medical Laboratory Technology

Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) prepares you for work in a medical lab under the direction of a pathologist performing procedures in hematology, serology, immunology, chemistry, microbiology, immunohematology and urinalysis.

MLT graduates from ASU-Beebe will obtain skills to:

A graduate can expect to work in pathology laboratories of hospitals or private pathology labs, doctor's offices, reference labs and industries. Work hours may vary with the needs and support of the medical staff. A graduate can also become a sales representative for laboratory supply companies. Eligibility to take the exam for medical laboratory technicians is given by several nationally recognized boards such as the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and American Medical Technologists (AMT).

Related Careers

  • Clinical/Medical Lab TechScientists/Technician
  • Histotechnician/Histotechnologist
  • Pathologist's Assistant
  • Crime Scene Investigator's Assistant
  • Cytogenetics Technician
  • Biomedical Technician
  • Reproductive Assistant

For more information on careers please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Degrees

Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (AASMLT)

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The Medical Laboratory Technology program prepares the graduate to function in a variety of settings, including hospital, clinical reference, crime, environmental health, and research laboratories. Other settings may include physicians' clinics and state and regional blood donation centers. The MLT program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Program accredited by the NAACLS, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720; Rosemont, IL 60018; 773-714-8800; www.NAACLS.ORG.

*Admittance into the second year of the program is limited to the number of affiliate hospitals and is based upon completion of first year courses and selective admission criteria.*

ENG 1003 Freshman English I

MATH

1013

Technical Math A (or higher)

CHEM

1014

General Chemistry I

CIS 1503 Microcomputer Applications I
BIOL 1014 Principles of Biology
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ENG 1013  Freshman English II

PSY

2013

Introduction to Psychology

ZOOL  1014 Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 2104 Microbiology
MLT 1203 Orientation to Clinical Lab
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MLT 2213 Clinical Microscopy
MLT 2223 Clinical Practicum I
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MLT 2254 Clinical Chemistry
MLT 2244 Clinical Practicum II
MLT  2234 Clinical Hematology
MLT 2264 Clinical Practicum III
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MLT 2274 Clinical Microbiology
MLT 2284 Clinical Practicum IV
MLT 2294 Clinical Serology/Immunohematology
MLT 2314 Clinical Practicum V
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Costs and Program Information

For general college expenses, students can view ASUB's tuition and fees.

Specific Program Costs:

Urine Drug Screen $25
Criminal Background Check $35
T.B. Skin test $20
Uniforms $150
Shoes $50

MLT Program Application

Advisory Board and List of Clinical Affiliates

Medical Laboratory Technology Brochure

 

Medical Laboratory Frequently Asked Questions

  • Blood Cell Counting
  • Differential of Anemias and Leukemias
  • Urine Sediment and Associated Disease States
  • Detection of Platelet Abnormalities
  • Hormone Level Analysis
  • Blood Preparation for Transfusions
  • Perform Blood Typing
  • Bacteriology
  • Fungi and Parasite Disease Associates
  • Blood Chemistry Profiles including:

Cardiac
Kidney
Lipid
Liver

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  • HematologyCoagulation
  • Urinalysis
  • Immunology and Serology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Immunohematology
  • Microbiology including:

Bacteriology
Mycology
Parasitology
Virology

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  1. MLT Program Graduate Certification Examination (3-year) average Pass Rate = 77.7%
  2. MLT Program Graduation and Attrition Rate (3-year) average = 100% /0%
  3. MLT Program Graduate Job Placement Rate (3-year) average = 100%
  4. 3-YEAR AVERAGE PROGRAM PERFORMANCE = 92.6%
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Jimmy Boyd

phone: 501.882.8814
 email: jlboyd@asub.edu

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