Medical Laboratory Technology, Graduate Diploma | Northern Alberta Institute of Technology | Edmonton, Canada
24 months
Duration
529 CAD/credit 15870 CAD/year
200 CAD/credit 6000 CAD/year
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About

At Medical Laboratory Technology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology the focus will be on the analysis of human blood and body fluids for microorganisms and cellular and chemical components. Compatibility testing of blood and blood products, plus preparation of tissue samples for microscopic examination.

Overview

Medical Laboratory Technology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology focuses on the analysis of human blood, body fluids and tissues, with students learning a variety of skills to become entry level professionals. This program includes general laboratory related courses with progression to discipline specific courses in Microbiology, Transfusion Science, Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, and Histotechnology.  

Careers

Graduates typically find employment in hospitals, community health centres, private clinical laboratories, research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and educational institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Histology 
  • Quality Management & Specimen Handling
  • Immunology
  • Analytical Principles 
  • Medical Laboratory Procedures
  • Clinical Chemistry 
  • Normal Hematology and Coagulation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted any time, but we recommend submitting your application at least 90 days before the application deadline.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 65% in each of: English 30-1 or English 30-2, Math 30-1, Biology 30, Chemistry 30
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • 5 or more credits of post-secondary Human Anatomy and Physiology completed within 5 years of the application deadline with a final grade of 60% or greater. The NAIT course that meets this prerequisite requirement is ANPH100 Anatomy and Physiology. completion with a minimum passing grade of 60% by July 31st.
  • 1 credit of post-secondary Medical Terminology completed within 5 years of the application deadline with a minimum final grade of 60%. The NAIT course that meets this prerequisite requirement is ITMS100- Medical Terminology.
  • Online Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 529 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 200 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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