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Dallas Bachelor of Science (BS) in Medical Technology Courses & Admissions Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

Students will be admitted to the BS in Medical Technology degree program upon meeting specific requirements described below.

  • Completion of an Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS) or the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or Clinical Laboratory Technology from a regionally accredited institution or from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accredited program. A maximum of 75 lower division or 90 total credit hours may be transferred with grade of "C-"or better from a regionally accredited institution or from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accredited program.
  • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."
  • Remedial or developmental courses are not applicable to the degree requirements.
  • Proof of high school graduation or earned college degree.

All applications for admission to the program must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative will help interested students to complete the following documentation:

  • Student Information Form
  • Personal Interview
  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • Official college transcript of a completed associate's degree in medical laboratory technology from a regionally accredited institution or from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accredited program
  • Pre-approved English language proficiency exam score (if applicable)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
  • Clinical Training Agreement
  • Technical Standards Form
  • Health forms

Course List

General Education Curriculum Requirements (30 credit hours)

Students enrolled in the BS in Medical Technology degree program are required to successfully complete ten General Education courses (30 credit hours). General Education course requirements can be partially fulfilled by accepted transfer credit hours from the earned associate's degree. The total credit hour requirements for each General Education curriculum area are as follows:

  • 6 credit hours in communications*
  • 6 credit hours in humanities
  • 6 credit hours in mathematics
  • 6 credit hours in natural sciences
  • 6 credit hours in social sciences
Note

*Students are required to take COM180 - Interpersonal Effectiveness to partially fulfill the communications requirement during their first semester of attendance.

Core Requirements (39 credit hours)

Students enrolled in the BS in Medical Technology degree program are required to successfully complete 14 core courses (39 credit hours).

Core Requirements —Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

BIO310 - Human Genetics
(2)

(2)

BIO320 - Molecular Biology
(3)

(3)

BIO400 - Biochemistry
(3)

(3)

CHM330 -  Organic Chemistry I
(2)

(2)

CHM340 - Organic Chemistry II
(2)

(2)

HCM402 - Human Resource Management in Healthcare Systems
(3)

(3)

HCM403 - Quality Assurance in Healthcare Systems
(3)

(3)

HCM404 - Healthcare Policy and Administration
(3)

(3)

MTE350 - Clinical Microbiology, Advanced
(3)

(3)

MTE360 - Laboratory Operation/Management/Education
(3)

(3)

MTE370 -  Hematology/Coagulation, Advanced
(3)

(3)

MTE420 - Molecular Diagnostics/Emerging Technologies
(3)

(3)

MTE430 -  Clinical Chemistry, Advanced/Laboratory Instrumentation
(3)

(3)

MTE480 - Immunohematology, Advanced
(3)

(3)

Core Requirements —39 Credit Hours

 

Clinical Training Requirements (6 credit hours)

Students enrolled in the BS in Medical Technology degree program are required to successfully complete one clinical training course (6 credit hours). MTE490 - Clinical Training is equivalent to a five month internship which takes place at a NAACLS approved clinical laboratory site. Clinical training time may be reduced based on the demonstration of competency as determined by the clinical training site and the BS in Medical Technology degree program officials. In addition to having successfully completed all coursework, students must pass a clinical background check, have current immunizations, and appropriate health insurance prior to beginning clinical training.

Clinical Training Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

MTE490 - Clinical Training
(6)

(6)

Clinical Training Requirements — 6 Credit Hours

 


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