Curriculum of the Medical Laboratory Technician program from College of the Canyons an integration of classroom lectures, student laboratories and clinical training, fosters development of analytical and problem solving skills required in this profession.
Once admitted to the MLT Program, students are required to complete lab experiences at affiliated hospitals and clinical labs. Students must have their own means of transportation to these off-campus sites. These facilities have requirements above and beyond the requirements of being a student on a community college campus.
All students entering the program must complete the following in order to participate in program activities. If these mandatory requirements are not met, the student will be blocked from registration for the MLT courses and dropped from the program.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
New students are classified as those who have NEVER taken courses at College of the Canyons before and are not currently enrolled in high school. If you took classes while you were in high school, but have not taken any College of the Canyons courses since you graduated high school, you would be considered a new student.
International students have a custom application form to support their student visa process. Please send an email to get quickly connected to an international student admission specialist.
Anatomy (4 semester or 6 quarter units)
Physiology (4 semester or 6 quarter units)
Microbiology (4 semester or 6 quarter units)
Preparatory General Chemistry (4 semester or 6 quarter units)
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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