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Medical Laboratory Technology
AAS = Associate of Applied Science

Medical Laboratory Technology AAS = Associate of Applied Science
The medical laboratory technology (MLT) program prepares the graduate to function in various settings, including hospitals, research, crime, environmental health, blood donation centers and clinical reference laboratories. The MLT program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).   

Admission into the program is limited to the availability of clinical space at hospital affiliates, completion of all prerequisites and selective admission criteria.

Program Application

Program Outcomes

  • Prepare graduates for the workplace through job placement, for transfer to the upper division programs, and for the eligibility necessary to pass a nationally recognized certification examination at the MLT level.  
  • Produce a skilled medical laboratory professional with the knowledge and competence in the theoretical principles inherent to the performance of medical laboratory testing.  
  • Prepare students to possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed in the professional setting to gain and maintain the confidence of patients, professional associates and the community.  

Graduation Rates/Outcomes

  • 2023 MLT Graduation Rate: 100%
  • 2022 MLT Graduation Rate: 100%
  • 2021 MLT Graduation Rate: 100%

Job Placement Rates/Outcomes

  • 2023 MLT Class: 100%
  • 2022 MLT Class: 100%
  • 2021 MLT Class: 100%

Certification Pass Rate

  • 2020 ASCP: 83% (5 of 6 students)
  • 2021 ASCP: 83% (5 of 6 students)
  • 2022 ASCP: 88% (7 of 8 students)

Related Careers

  • Hospitals 
  • Physician/medical clinics 
  • Blood donation centers 
  • Clinical reference  
  • Federal or state crime 
  • Research 
  • Environmental health

Costs & Fees

Specific MLT Program Costs: 

  • Criminal Background Check: $35 
  • TB Skin Test (if requested by clinical site): $20 
  • Uniforms: $150 
  • Shoes: $50 
  • Books: $547 

Transfer Options

As successful graduates of the MLT program at ASU-Beebe, students can benefit from our partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Through the UAMS Distance Learning program, students can further their education by obtaining their Bachelor of Science degree as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS). If accepted, students can work full-time as an MLT while completing any outstanding MLS prerequisites and MLS coursework online.

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Jill Sanders, M.S., MLS (ASCP) | MLT Program Director


The Medical Laboratory Technology program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
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