Medical Laboratory Science

Traditional Track

The professional phase of the medical laboratory science curriculum begins in the fall semester every year. Students desiring acceptance to the program in medical laboratory science should make application to the department before March 1 for the August class.

Currently enrolled Armstrong Atlantic State University students must also meet the requirements for admission to the medical laboratory science program and apply separately to the department. Transfer students must be accepted to the university with regular admission status. Certified associate degree medical laboratory scientists may receive transfer for junior-level medical laboratory science courses upon presentation of acceptable certification scores and/or transfer credit, and satisfactory completion of written and/or practical examinations in the professional content areas.

If not currently enrolled at Armstrong Atlantic State University, students must be accepted into the university with regular admission status. In addition, students should complete an application to the medical laboratory science department, and have official transcripts, any certification scores, and two letters of reference sent to the department head.

A second BS Track is available to those who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry, microbiology, or related sciences.

Program of Study

General Requirements (Core Areas A, B, C, D.2A, and E- 42 hours)

Core Area F (18 hours)

  • BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 2081 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 2082 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • CHEM 2101 - Organic Chemistry I or CHEM 2000 Fundamental of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Other approved courses (e.g., biology, chemistry, computer science)

Physical Education (3 hours)

Major Field Courses (54 hours)

  • MEDT 3100 Urinalysis and Body Fluids
  • MEDT 3200 Clinical Bacteriology
  • MEDT 3300 Clinical Hematology and Hemostasis
  • MEDT 3400 Clinical Immunohematology
  • MEDT 3500 Clinical Chemistry
  • MEDT 3600 Clinical Laboratory Methodologies and Molecular Diagnostics
  • MEDT 3700 Clinical Immunology
  • MEDT 3800 Clinical Microbiology
  • MEDT 4115 Clinical Practicums
  • MEDT 4600 Clinical Pathways & Critical Decision Making
  • MEDT 4900 Laboratory Management and Education


Related Field Courses (6 hours)

  • BIOL 2010 - Microbiology
  • HLPR 2000 - Research in the Health Professions

Total Semester Hours (123 hours)

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