Medical Laboratory Assistant

The Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate is a one-year program where students gain competencies to perform clinical laboratory tests ranging from entry level waived and point of care to complex testing in areas including clinical chemistry; hematology/hemostasis; immunology; immunohematology/transfusion medicine; microbiology; urine and body fluid analysis; and laboratory operations. Medical Laboratory Assistants work within pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes wherever clinical laboratory testing is performed. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the national certification exam.

Year 1Credits
AHMS 144 - Medical Terminology3    
AHMS 295 - Allied Health Externship Prep Seminar1    
AHMT 202 - Medical Lab Clinical Procedures I4    
BIOH 104IN - Basic Human Biology w/lab4    
BIOM 250 - Microbiology for Health Sciences: Infectious Diseases3    
BIOM 251 - Microbiology for Health Sciences Lab1    
AHMS 100 - Math Applications Health  3  
AHMT 154 - Research and Regulatory Aspects of Medical Labs  3  
AHMT 204 - Medical Lab Clinical Procedures II  4  
AHMT 240 - Clinical Chemistry  3  
Choose one of the following:  3  
COMX 106 - Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace
COMX 111US - Introduction to Public Speaking
COMX 115 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
COMX 222 - Professional Communication
AHMT 298 - Medical Lab Externship    4
Year Total: 16 16 4
Total Program Credits: 36