Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Science (AAS-MLT)
The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) is an allied health professional with an associate of science degree who is qualified to work in the clinical laboratory setting. A 2+2 career ladder program is offered with the AAS-MLT degree as the first degree which transitions seamlessly to the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (BS MLS).
The MLT program prepares students to perform approximately 90% of the routine diagnostic work conducted in clinical labs, including blood and urine tests, cross-matches for blood transfusions, culture pathogenic bacteria and execute clotting tests. MLTs work in hospital laboratories, doctor’s offices and in industry.