Degree Requirements
  1. All financial obligations to the college must be fulfilled.
  2. The student must complete the following general education and elective course requirements:
    COMMUNICATION: a minimum of 6 credit hours:
    A. English composition3 credit hours
    B. Speech3 credit hours
    SCIENCE: a minimum of 21 credit hours:
    A. General Biology/Human Anatomy4 credit hours
    B. Human Physiology4 credit hours
    C. Chemistry (105/106 or 109/110)8 credit hours
    D. Microbiology4 credit hours
    E. Biochemistry1 credit hour
    SOCIAL SCIENCE: a minimum of 3 credit hours:
    A. Introduction to Psychology3 credit hours
    B. *Introduction to Sociology3 credit hours
    MLT COURSES: a minimum of 45 credit hours:
    A. MLT Orientation2 credit hours
    B. Laboratory Math 1 credit hours
    C. Hematology5 credit hours
    D. Immunology 1.5 credit hours
    E. Serology 1.5 credit hours
    F. Medical Microbiology5 credit hours
    G. Clinical Chemistry 5 credit hours
    H. Blood Banking4 credit hours
    I. Urinalysis2 credit hours
    J. MLT Clinical Practicums 18 credit hours
  3. The student must have at least a "C" in all required courses to graduate from this program.

Recommended Curriculum

First Semester 
Number  Course  Cr.
Hrs.
MEDT-1000 MLT Orientation 2
BIOS-1010 General Biology 4
CHEM-1050
CHEM-1090
Survey of Chem I or
General Chem I
4
SPCH-1090 Fundamentals of Human Communications 3
ENGL-1010 Expository Writing I 3
 
Total:
16
Second Semester
MEDT-1710

Immunology

1.5
MEDT-1100

Hematology

5
BIOS-1100 Basic Anatomy and Physiology 3
CHEM-1060
CHEM-1100
Survey of Chem II or
General Chem II
4
OFFT-2290 Integrated Information Processing 3
 
Total:
16.5
First Summer 
MEDT-2250 Urinalysis
2
MEDT-2010 Serology 1.5
MEDT-1060 Laboratory Math 1
BIOS-1110 Microbiology 4
 
Total:
8.5

Third Semester 
Number  Course  Cr.
Hrs.
MEDT-2100 Medical Microbiology 5
MEDT-2410 Clinical Chemistry 5
MEDT-2500 Blood Banking 4
PSYC-1810 or
SOCI-1530
Intro to Psychology or
Intro to Sociology
3
 
Total:
17
Fourth Semester
MEDT-2720* Clinical Hematology Practicum 4
MEDT-2730* Clinical Chemistry Practicum 4
MEDT-2740* Clinical Microbiology Practicum 4
MEDT-2750* Clinical Blood Bank Practicum 4
MEDT-2760* Clinical Urinalysis Practicum 1
MEDT-2770* Clinical Special Studies Practicum 1
 
Total:
18
 
Total Program Credit Hours:
76

* Clinical Practicums are conducted in Hospital laboratories affiliated with the program for a period of 18 weeks (5 of these 18 weeks are in North Platte). Students must be prepared to drive or find lodging on their own to attend clinical practicum experience. Clinical site assignments are made by one of the following two means:
  1. Agreement among classmates for site choices
  2. If no agreement can be reached, the Program Director will assign student sites.
 

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