Students who are interested in learning about medical laboratory technician may be interested in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology offered through Clark State Community College. This program aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary in supervised clinical and approved laboratory environments. By the end of this program, a student should be able to communicate clearly through writing and verbally in a variety of contexts and formats, and to be able to convey a sense of professionalism. The skills and knowledge directly related to medical laboratory technology that this program emphasizes includes being able to both select and implement tools required to solve many problems that concern collecting, handling, and conducting tests on samples. Other skills involve being able to correct and prevent maintenance on instruments, to think critically and understand the correlation between results and predetermined values, to be able to implement quality control, to understand laboratory results, and to draw and defend conclusions from research and experimentation.
This program requires students to complete at least 67 credit hours of courses in order to graduate from this program. Students will complete general education requirements for this program that include courses in public speaking or interpersonal communication, a humanities or social science elective, sociology, English, and psychology. The science and mathematics courses are related directly to the medical laboratory technology subject area.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
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