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Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Program Overview

The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) A.A.S. degree will take students three years to complete. Students first apply/enter PTC seeking PTC’s A.S. degree in Health Science – Broad Field and begin the MLT program prerequisite courses. Next, in the second year, students transfer to Lake Superior College’s A.A.S. Medical Laboratory Technician program. Students’ A.A.S. degrees will be awarded by Lake Superior College.

Program Plan

Prerequisites to LSC's A.A.S. Degree (20 credits)

HEOP 1207 Medical Terminology (2)
BIOL 1240 Health and Disease in the Human Body (4)
CHEM 1250 Principles of Chemistry I (4)
ENGL 1276 College Composition (4)
PHIL 1220 Human Ethics (3)
PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology (3) OR PSYC 1250 Lifespan Development (3)

Course Outlines

For more specific information about this program's required courses, visit the Course Outlines page.

Cost of Program

To determine the cost of this program, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Employment Information

Medical Laboratory Technology is a challenging profession for individuals with an interest in the clinical applications of the basic sciences and a commitment to quality patient care. The Medical Laboratory Technician works as a "medical detective," analyzing and reporting findings for a wide range of laboratory tests. As members of the healthcare team, graduates provide physicians with information essential to the effective diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of patient disease.