May 17, 2024  
College Catalog 2024 - 2025 
College Catalog 2024 - 2025

Medical Laboratory Technician, A.S.

This program prepares students through lectures, laboratory activities and hospital-based clinical experience to become Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technicians. Students will acquire the skills and knowledge essential for working in a medical laboratory and performing tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Admission Requirements

Total Credits: 26

Admission Requirements Advising Note

  • All Medical Laboratory Technician students are required to: undergo a physical examination, complete the necessary immunization forms, including a three (3) dose Hepatitis B immunization series; carry malpractice and health insurance
  • As a prerequisite for a clinical placement or internship this program requires that all students must undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and a Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check. For more information regarding the College’s CORI/SORI check process, please contact the College CORI/SORI Officer at 617-228-2193 or visit

Semester 1 Fall

Total Credits: 14

Semester 1 Fall Advising Note

  • General Education Requirements Creative Work and Scientific Reasoning satisfied by program.

Total Credits: 12

Total Credits: 9

Total Credits: 12

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:

  • Collect and prepare clinical specimens for analysis.
  • Operate laboratory instruments.
  • Prepare a variety of diagnostic analyses according to prescribed methodology.
  • Relate test results to other patient information to the extent required for understanding the analyses.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program are eligible to take the CLT/MLT certification exam administered by the American Society of Clinical Pathology. Graduates are then qualified for employment in hospitals, clinics, and health maintenance organizations.

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