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What will I learn?

The A.A. degree in Medical Laboratory Technology is a 24-month course of study (including summers) that prepares students for a career as a medical laboratory technician through classroom study and supervised clinical training. The MLT Program provides students with a quality education that complies with the established standards and guidelines of an accredited laboratory training program. Graduates of the degree program are eligible to sit for a state-approved national MLT certification examination.

Student Learning Outcomes - upon completion, students will be able to:

Pass a state approved national medical laboratory certification exam.

Which department am I in?

Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division

Study options

Full Time (24 months)

Tuition fees
US$8,496.00 per year
USD $236 per unit
Application deadline

31 October 2021, 31 January 2022

Start date

3 January 2022, 4 April 2022

Venue

Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division

BHES Division/Kirsch Center, KC229,

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd,

CUPERTINO,

California,

95014, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must be 18 years old to attend college. Students who are younger than 18 (but at least 16 before first day of classes) can attend with proof of secondary/high school completion or the equivalent.

A minimum score on any of the following examinations is required for admission (exam must have been taken in the last 2 years):

TOEFL - 61 iBT (De Anza College ETS code is 4286) or TOEFL PBT 46 or higher

IELTS - 6.0

iTEP - Level 4

EIKEN - 2A

Duolingo - 95 DET (50 DET older version)

Pearson PTE Academic - 45

Cambridge - 175+ on advanced or proficiency exam

GTEC CBT - 1100

IB (International Baccalaureate) English A HL or SL 4 or better

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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