Learn about our Medical Laboratory Technician Associate in Science degree program, admission criteria and clinical application.
Application to the Spring 2021 MLT Clinical class is only open for those students who are currently enrolled in MLT 100, MLT 110 and MLT 122 OR have already completed MLT 100, MLT 110 and MLT 122 within the past year. If so, you will be notified and provided the application link.
If you are NOT currently enrolled in MLT 100, MLT 110 and MLT 122 NOR have taken MLT 100, MLT 110, and MLT 122 within the past year, you need to do the following: Follow the instructions below to complete the necessary steps for an advising appointment. All students in the MLT program need to set up advising appointments.
Due to issues with the pandemic, all student advising sessions will be conducted via ZOOM. Students should do the following steps:
1. Open the Advising Forms document. You do not need to print or sign these documents currently. But you should have the document open when you watch the video listed in #2 below.
2. Watch the 45-minute video that reviews the MLT program and the Advising forms. You will find that video here - you may need to cut and paste this address into your browser: https://youtu.be/15QXvCvTfzQ
3. AFTER you have reviewed the video, please email Prof. Laughman - email@example.com - via your Hawkmail account with your HACC Id number and request an appointment. If you are a prospective HACC student who has not yet received a HACC email account or ID number, you should note that on your email to Prof. Laughman.
4. You will then be sent a SignUp Genius link which will show open appointments and a list of potential classes you could register to take in the next semester.
5. After you sign up for an appointment slot, you will receive instructions on accessing the ZOOM meeting.
What is a medical laboratory technician?
A medical laboratory technician has various duties. You will:
Where do medical laboratory technicians work?
Is the program accredited?
NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences) accredits the program. Contact NAACLS:
5600 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
How much does the program cost?
Download the Estimated Expenses (pdf).
What degree will I earn? Will I be eligible for credentials?
What are the program clinical admission criteria and how do I apply for clinicals?
This is a selective program. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the clinical/core component of the program. Work with your advisor to prepare to apply to the clinical/core component of the program.
HACC requires a meeting with the Program Director to apply to the clinical/core component of the program
Where are the clinical classes held?
What are the required courses, how long does the program take to complete, and what is the suggested schedule?
Download a list of Required Courses/Suggested Schedule (pdf).
What is the program effectiveness data?
The MLT program monitors the following outcomes:
7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018
|7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019||
7/1/2019 - 6/30/2020
|3 Year Avg (Last 3 years with data)|
|ASCP Board Certification Exam Pass Rate||100%||100%||100%||100%|
|Yearly Average Job Placement Rate*||100%||100%||100%||100%|
* This calculation does not include those students who were lost to follow-up.
What are the program goals?
Upon successful completion of the program:
How can I find more information?
Download the MLT Student Handbook (pdf)
Download the MLT Clinical Manual (pdf)
View ASCP's Career Center
View ASCLS website
Can I advance my education in this field?
*CMS CLIA certificate of registration, compliance, accreditation; OR JCI accreditation; OR Accreditation under ISO 15189
Who can I contact for more information?
Medical Lab Tech Program Office
HACC Harrisburg Campus
Blocker Hall Room 101
One HACC Drive Harrisburg, PA 17110