Medical Laboratory Science ATC Curriculum

Certificate > Medical Laboratory Science ATC

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

Prerequisites

The program is a post-Baccalaureate (4 + 1) Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) for Medical Laboratory Science. Applicants must have obtained a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university in Biology and/or Chemistry* by the application deadline, including: 
• 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), OR 
• 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), AND 
• 1 semester (1 quarter) of mathematics 

ATC.MED.LAB (44 Credit Hours)

Fall Semester 1 
MLS 2304 MLS Hematology I & Body Fluids - 3 cr.
MLS 2460 MLS Medical Microbiology I - 3 cr.
MLS 2551 MLS Immuno-hematology and Immunology - 4 cr.
MLS 2001L MLS Laboratory Techniques I - 3 cr.
Total Term Hours 13 
 

Spring Semester 
MLS 2624 MLS Clinical Chemistry I & Urinalysis - 3 Credits - Dr. Kaur - HCC Dale Mabry
MLS 2307 MLS Hematology II & Hemostasis – 3 Credits - Dr. Kaur
MLS 2465 MLS Medical Microbiology II – 3 Credits
MLS 2002L MLS Laboratory Techniques II – 4 Credits
Total Term Hours 13 
 

Summer Semester 
MLS 2625 MLS Clinical Chemistry II – 3 cr.
MLS 2003L MLS Laboratory Techniques III – 2 cr.
MLS 2830C MLS Clinical Practicum I – 2 cr.
Total Term hours 7 
 

Fall Semester 2 
MLS 2192 MLS Molecular Diagnostics – 2 cr.
MLS 2701 MLS Principles of Laboratory Operations – 2 cr.
MLS 2930 MLS Seminar – 2 cr.
MLS 2831C MLS Clinical Practice – 6 cr.
Total Term Hours 12 
 

Summer Clinical Rotation 
MLS 2830C 
Serology 1 week
Urinalysis and Body fluids 1.5 weeks 
Coagulation 1.5 weeks
Hematology 3 weeks
Total weeks 7 
 

Fall Clinical Rotation 
MLS 2831C 
Clinical Chemistry 3 weeks
Immunohematology 5 weeks 
Clinical Microbiology 5 weeks
Molecular and Flow 2 weeks
POCT 1 week

Total weeks 16

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