Twin Cities Associate of Science (AS) Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
Argosy University, Twin Cities in Eagan, Minnesota, offers an Associate of Science (AS) in Medical Laboratory Technology program. The mission of this program is to teach students to work as healthcare professionals; to interact with pathologists, technologists, other medical personnel and patients in a professional and ethical manner; to develop the best possible technical skills in laboratory analysis; and to demonstrate at all times the utmost respect and concern for the well being of the patients they serve.
The program includes 75 credit hours of study. In addition to the program-specific courses, students are required to complete 30 credit hours in General Education to fulfill the requirements of an AS degree.
Students enrolled in the AS in Medical Laboratory Technology program choose a Track I or Track II curriculum outline. Full-time students following the recommended Track I curriculum outline can complete the program in 24 months. The maximum allowable timeframe to complete the Track I curriculum based upon full-time status is 36 months. Full-time students following the recommended Track II curriculum outline can complete the program in 16 months. The maximum allowable timeframe to complete the Track II curriculum based upon full-time status is 24 months.
The modern medical laboratory is a technologically advanced working environment that offers outstanding career opportunities for medical laboratory technicians. Technicians perform extensive laboratory testing procedures and often participate in medical research leading to advancements in health care.
Three-year (2013-2016) average certification pass rate percentage: 87% within 1 year of graduation
Three-year (2014-2017) average graduation rate percentage: 89%
Three-year (2013-2016) average job placement rate percentage: 89% within 1 year of graduation
Launch your career potential by enrolling in the AS in Medical Laboratory Technology program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.