Associate Degree Program (358P) - Harrisburg
Certificate Program (326P) - Harrisburg - bachelors degree in science required
The program is accredited by NAACLS, 5600 N River Rd, Ste 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119.
A medical laboratory technician searches for basic clues to the absence, presence, extent, and causes of diseases. This skilled individual is responsible for performing laboratory tests efficiently and accurately for high-quality patient care.
About the career
includes time commitment (rev 8/12) (both programs)
Admission Criteria and Essential Qualifications
(pdf) (includes Shadow Form) (rev 5/12) SPRING 2013 CLASS
Admission Criteria and Essential Qualifications (pdf) (includes Shadow Form) (rev 5/12) SPRING 2014 CLASS
MLT clinical application for Spring 2014 will be posted next summer/fall. Check back for link.
Policies Affecting Program Admission
(pdf) rev 5/13
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Admission to the college doesn't guarantee admission to the clinical component of the program. You will be admitted as a pre-medical lab tech student and work with your advisor to apply to the clinical/core component of the program.
Length of Program and College Degree Conferred - The medical laboratory technician associate degree program is 72 credits, sequenced in 6 semesters, with the awarding of an associate of arts degree upon successful completion. The certificate program is 33 credits, sequenced in 4 semesters. A bachelor in science degree is required for application to the certificate program. Completion time can vary depending on a candidate's background and need for identified preparatory skills and coursework and the student's rate of study. The complete program is available at the Harrisburg Campus. Some required courses offered at other campuses and sites. Graduates can sit for American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and National Credentialing Agency (NCA) certification exams.
MLT Program Contacts
If you have questions, contact Health Careers 717-780-1988 or 800-222-4222 ext 211988
Medical Lab Tech Program Office:
Select Medical Health Education Building Rm 114
HACC Harrisburg Campus
One HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-780-1953 or 800-222-4222 ext. 211953