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Medical Laboratory Technology (AS)

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State CIP Code 1351100405

The AS MLT program at Northwest Florida State College is currently seeking accreditation through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), https://www.naacls.org/about.aspx.

This program is a Selective Admission Program subject to additional program policies. Policies are strictly enforced and students should work with a Student Success Navigator rather than self-advise. The admission criteria and process are subject to change; students should refer to the Selective Programs Admissions/Medical Laboratory Technology (AS) web-page for the most current information. All MLT technical courses are held at the Fort Walton Beach Campus and students are assigned to clinical practicums at various medical laboratories in the region.

General Education

Unless otherwise noted, select one core course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education Requirements section of catalog for specific course listings:

Total General Education Credits Required: 20

Total Core Credits Required: 56

Total Program Credits Required: 76

Suggested Two Year Academic Plan

This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

Medical Laboratory Technology (AS) (MLTP)
First Year
Fall Semester
MAC 1105 - College Algebra 3 Credit Hours ♦  or an equivalent higher level math course
ENC 1101 - English Composition I 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶  or an equivalent higher level English course
BSC 1085C - Anatomy and Physiology I 4 Credit Hours ♦        
Take one of the two following Social Sciences courses required to meet the Civic Literacy Competency
AMH 2020 - American History II 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω  OR
POS 1041 - American Government 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω  
NOTE: If you have not already done so, you must pass the Florida Civic Literacy Examination in addition to
completing one of the above courses to meet the Civic Literacy Competency requirement for graduation.
Total Semester Hours: 13
Spring Semester
CHM 1045C - College Chemistry I 4 Credit Hours ♦  
BSC 1086C - Anatomy and Physiology II 4 Credit Hours  or BSC 1010C - Principles of Biology I 4 Credit Hours ♦  
___ ____ Core General Education Humanities 3 Credit Hours
MCB 2010C - Microbiology, Allied Health 4 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours: 15
Second Year
Fall Semester
MLT 1022C - Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology 2 Credit Hours  
MEA 1040C - Phlebotomy 2 Credit Hours  
MLT 1300C - Hematology I 4 Credit Hours  
MLT 1401C - Medical Microbiology 6 Credit Hours  
MLT 1500C - Immunology/Serology 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours: 17
Spring Semester
MLT 1302C - Hematology II 4 Credit Hours  
MLT 1610C - Clinical Chemistry 6 Credit Hours  
MLT 1525C - Immunohematology 4 Credit Hours  
MLT 1221C - Urinalysis and Body Fluids 2 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours: 16
Summer Semester
MLT 2800L - Clinical Practicum I 4 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours: 4
Third Year
Fall Semester
MLT 2807L - Clinical Practicum II 4 Credit Hours  
MLT 2811L - Clinical Practicum III 4 Credit Hours   
MLT 2930 - Medical Laboratory Technology Capstone 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours: 11
Total Program Hours: 76


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