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Medical Laboratory Technology

Dear perspective MLTT students,
 
Thank you for your patience and interest in the MLTT program.
 
Due to the pandemic, we will be making the application available via a Google Form.  The application process has now closed for Spring 2021. Should you have any questions please reach out to us at miramarmltt@sdccd.edu. 
 
 
Below are the information that you will be ask to submit and gather.
  • Personal information including CSID (SDCCD student ID number)
  • Verification of completion of pre-requisites and recency (date and location)
  • Submission of Unofficial transcript of pre-requisites. If you completed all of your pre-requisite with SDCCD, you do not need to turn in an unofficial transcript.
  • Acknowledgement of program requirements and technical requirements
  • Official transcripts from other institution(s) will need to be submitted to Evaluations at San Diego Community College District and formally evaluated to be equivalent to our pre-requisite requirement.
  • Please review most recent Student Handbook prior to applying to the program.
 
Only completed application will be entered into a lottery to determine the order of admission. Please note, due to the pandemic and the popularity of our program, we are only able to have a limited number of students to start MLTT classes in Spring 2021. Spring 2021 classes are being scheduled as hybrid modality with selected dates/times having campus access requirement.
 
If you need to contact the counseling office, please visit their website at: http://www.sdmiramar.edu/campus/counseling for a full list of options.
 
Should you have any more questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us miramarmltt@sdccd.edu. Our typical response time will be about 3 business days.

The Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program prepares students for employment in clinical laboratories, industry, and biotechnology. The program curriculum integrates basic concepts, technical procedures, and laboratory exercises. This program provides practical experience for students to master the competencies, skills, and knowledge required in the Medical Laboratory Technology profession.

Accredited by:

  • State of California Department of Health Services
  • National Association for the Accreditation of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Note: Limited enrollment requires application process. Visit website for more information

Program Emphasis

The MLT program is designed to produce trained employees to enter the medical laboratory workforce. As such, the program's primary learning outcome is to graduate competent, workplace-ready members of the health care team who Exhibit theoretical comprehension and competence in all MLT courses by passing comprehensive college and certification exams. Demonstrate entry-level MLT skills in the following clinical laboratory areas: Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis and coagulation, Immunology and Immunohematology, and Microbiology. Demonstrate professionalism and awareness of their role in the delivery of health care to patients, such as respecting the rights of patients, colleagues and other health professionals as they perform duties within the constraints of legal, moral and ethical conduct. Exhibit positive attitudes in the areas of professionalism and commitment to delivering excellent health care.

Career/Transfer Options

The MLT program is designed to educate and prepare students to sit for a national exam, which when passed will allow for immediate entry into a clinical lab environment as a Medical Laboratory Technician. The types of clinical labs include those in:

  • community-based hospitals
  • teaching hospitals
  • private hospitals and clinics
  • clinical research organization (CRO) support services.

The Certificate of Performance option is best for those seeking work in an unlicensed capacity.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program will be able to:

  • Exhibit theoretical comprehension and competence in all MLT courses.
  • Demonstrate entry level MLT skills in the following: Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation, Immunology and Immunohematology, and Microbiology.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and awareness of their role in the delivery of health care to patients, such as respecting the rights of patients, colleagues and other health professionals as they perform duties within the constraints of legal, moral and ethical conduct.
  • Exhibit positive attitudes in the areas of professionalism and commitment to delivering excellent health care.

Catalog Pages

381(MLTT)

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Degrees & Certificates

AA Degree AA or AS for Transfer AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Certificate of Performance Catalog Pages
        381(MLTT)
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