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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Technology Certificate of Proficiency Planning Guide

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How to use this Planning Guide:

This planning guide provides in-depth information about the requirements for this certificate. Review this information with your advisor and develop a plan for completion. 

  • Click on “print degree planner”  for a print-friendly version of this planning guide; when you apply for graduation, you will use this form to document the classes you have taken.
  • The Class Schedule will tell you when classes are available this quarter. 
  • The Annual Schedule  can provide information about when classes are typically offered throughout the year.

Program Description:

The Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences degree and Certificate are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to work in clinical laboratories as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT). Upon completion of the degree, graduates are eligible to take the national MLT certification exam. Certification is a requirement for working in the healthcare field. Shoreline Community College works with clinical affiliates, an MLT advisory committee and accreditation guidelines to make sure students receive the knowledge and skills currently in demand for employment.

Certificate of Proficiency (67 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Program Prerequisites

Students who already have an Associate degree or higher can apply to the professional year of the Medical Laboratory Technology program, provided they have completed the Program Core Requirements listed in Medical Laboratory Technology, AAAS Planning Guide  including BUS 105 Essentials of Human Relations  and ENGL& 101 English Composition I . A minimum 2.0 grade is required in prerequisite courses. If the degree earned is from a college outside of the U.S. and courses were not taken in English, then the ENGL& 101  requirement must be met.

Professional Year (67 Credits)

Approval To Graduate

Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________

Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________

Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________

Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________

Program Information:

Length of Program: 67 Credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Proficiency
Enrollment: Fall Quarter for professional year
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $1000
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Website: www.shoreline.edu/medlabtech/

See Medical Laboratory Technology, AAAS Planning Guide  for more information.

EPC 3163

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696



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