Medical Laboratory Technician (AAS)
Weber State University offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technician that is designed for students who wish to earn their associate’s degree and gain employment as medical laboratory technicians. This program requires students to complete a total of 67 credit hours in order to earn the degree. The degree is composed of general education coursework, core coursework, and support coursework. Courses that are offered through the program are available through an online lecture format. Students may be required to interact from distance learning through quizzes, discussion boards, assignments, readings, and lecture material. Online learning is designed to provide convenience and flexibility for the students who are enrolled in the program. However, participants must also complete a laboratory component, which may be fulfilled at the location where students are employed. Laboratory work gives participants the opportunity to graduate with hands-on experience, which is attractive to many employers within this field.
General education courses are designed to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills in a broad area of topics. Writing, critical thinking, and problem solving are a few of the many skills that may be learned through these courses that may be utilized in the medical profession. Chemistry, microbiology, hematology, and other topics will also be explored through the curriculum in order to ensure graduates will have acquired the knowledge they need to be employed. Medical laboratory technicians often work in environments such as laboratories, hospitals, health care establishments, or various other settings where their expertise is needed.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Not available in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky and Minnesota.
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