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Requirements - Online Progression Program

The program is available to all students who:

  • Have certification as a MLT (ASCP);
  • Have a minimum of 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
  • Are currently practicing in a clinical laboratory as a generalist in clinical laboratory science;
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale; and
  • Have successfully completed ( a grade of C or better) in the following minimum prerequisite requirements:
Prerequisite CoursesNumber of CoursesSemester Hours
English Composition26
General Chemistry with Lab28
College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or Higher Mathematics13
Social or Behavioral Science126
Humanities and Fine Arts239
Microbiology with Lab14
Biological Sciences3312
Total Prerequisites60


1Social and Behavioral Sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology.

2Humanities and Fine Arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion, or theater.

3Biological Sciences include courses such as general biology, cell biology, anatomy and physiology, genetics, embryology, and zoology. Science survey courses and science courses designed for non-majors are not acceptable for transfer credit.

4Electives should be selected from a broad range of academic courses which may include anatomy and physiology, cell biology, genetics, embryology, calculus, management, or computer applications.