Medical Laboratory Technology Admission Requirements
Meet the Essential Requirements.
Essential Requirements for the Medical Laboratory Technology program are provided so that potential applicants can independently evaluate their own ability to fulfill the expected requirements of a Medical Laboratory Technologist.
Be a high school graduate or equivalent.
Apply at Hawkeye.
Meet basic skill competencies in reading, writing, and math; and complete one year of high school Biology with a "C" grade or higher in each semester.
Basic skill competencies assessment provides information about your academic skills in reading, writing, and math. This information will be used to determine your acceptance, course selection, and registration.
For admission into the Medical Laboratory Technology program, you must score at least the following sub scores on the ACT or the COMPASS assessment:
|ACT sub scores ||COMPASS scores |
- 19 - Math
- 19 - Reading
- 19 - English
- 42 - Algebra
- 82 - Reading
- 65 - Writing
Complete all of the following college success courses with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college:
- ENG061 College Preparatory Writing II
- RDG040 College Preparatory Reading III
- MAT063 Elementary Algebra
- BIO041 Pre-Technical Biology
Any combination of the above fulfilling the basic skills requirements in algebra, reading, writing, and biology.
Send your transcripts and test scores to the Admissions office.
- Completed applicant files (we have your application, transcripts, and test scores) will be processed as follows:
Applicants who do not meet the program's admission requirements will be inactivated and will be sent an Admissions Inactivation Letter.
Applicants who meet the program's admission requirements will be accepted.
We accept approximately 24 students and 10 alternates each Fall and Spring semester. Applicants will be accepted based on the date their applicant file was completed. If many students share the same date for completing their applicant file, the date you submitted your application, if needed, will be used to prioritize acceptance.
Alternates will be contacted to fill unconfirmed positions in the program and will be given priority for the next semester.
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