Medical Laboratory Science: MLT to MLS Online Career Ladder
*located on the Armstrong campus
About the MLT to MLS Online Career Ladder Program
Students desiring acceptance to the program in Medical Laboratory Science should make application to the department before March 1 for the August class.
Format: Online Program
The online Career-Ladder track enables certified medical laboratory technicians (MLT) to advance their education. The online track is limited to those with MLT credentials who are currently employed at an approved clinical site. It provides students with a high-quality academic and professional environment, allowing for the development of critical thinking skills and professional values and characteristics. The program graduate will be able to satisfy eligibility requirements for a professional certification examination at the Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) level. Graduates of the medical laboratory science program will qualify for employment in a variety of settings, and can progress within the clinical laboratory science field to education, supervision or management positions. Students in this track must maintain training support at an approved clinical facility while enrolled in the program.
With a completion time of just 16 months and high demand in the job market, this nationally accredited program truly offers a fast track to your career. Our graduates have a very successful record of Board Certification
Professional License Disclosure
The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences anticipates that graduates of this program will seek the following professional state licenses or certifications: Medical Laboratory Scientist.
The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences has determined that the required classes and educational activities of this online Career Ladder, Fast Track, and MLT-MLS academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the exam for a state license (or certificate) in Georgia or any other state or territory. For required disclosures on whether this program satisfies the license requirements of all states and territories for Medical Laboratory Scientist license or certificate, click to check the requirements of your state or territory. https://ascls.org/advocacy-issues/licensure
For all Online Programs:
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Last updated: 3/6/2020