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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Technology


Program Description:

The Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum is a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program of study that prepares individuals to work in a medical laboratory. As members of the health care delivery team, clinical laboratory personnel are responsible for assuring reliable and accurate laboratory test results that contribute to the diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of physiological and pathological conditions. This program is designed to meet the standards and requirements for careers in clinical laboratory science. At career entry, the medical laboratory technician/clinical laboratory technician will be able to perform routine clinical laboratory tests (such as hematology, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, microbiology, serology/immunology, coagulation, molecular, and/or emerging diagnostics) as the primary analyst making specimen-oriented decisions on predetermined criteria. Upon successful completion of the technical program, the student will be eligible to take a national certification examination. This program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018.  Phone: (773) 714.8880.  www.naacls.org


Campus Location:

Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center - 601.376.4824

1st Year

2nd Year

**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology 70 SH

**Additional Graduation Requirement:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.

*Microbiology has a prerequisite of 4 hours of any BIO course.