In order to be considered for the Medical Laboratory Technology program, students must provide the Admissions office with official documents showing completion of all requirements. These documents must show:
- Updated assessment scores. -AND/OR-
- A transcript or degree audit showing successful completion of course requirements (i.e. developmental coursework).
It is the student’s responsibility to:
- Monitor their progress towards meeting admissions requirements,
- Notify the Admissions office when requirements have been met, and
- Provide the Admissions office evidence of meeting the requirements.
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Send official transcripts to Admissions.
Required Biology Course and Program Admittance Score Requirements
In order to be eligible for the Medical Laboratory Technology program, all students must:
- Successfully complete, with a C- grade or higher, a minimum of one year of high school biology or any college-level general education biological sciences course.
- While Hawkeye Community College is accepting Pass/Fail grades as an institution, due to accreditation, Hawkeye is not accepting College or High School Pass/Fail grades for any admission criteria.
Meet minimum score requirements in math and literacy. For appropriate college success course placement, work with your program advisor.
Minimum score requirements
||ACCUPLACER Next Generation
246 Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics
||Reading: 239 -OR-
|Reading: 69 -OR-
|Reading: 16 -OR-
* Hawkeye requires all students to take the ALEKS Placement Assessment before registering for any math course.
While working to meet these requirements, students will be accepted into the Medical Laboratory Technology pre-program. Pre-program students are able to complete the necessary success courses at the same time they are working on the required general education coursework, assuming all individual course prerequisites are satisfied. See the Medical Laboratory Technology Suggested Sequence of Study for the general education and program specific courses.
Applicants who have completed all admissions requirements in steps 1 and 2 will be offered acceptance based on the date their applicant file was completed. If many students share the same date for completing their applicant file, the second criteria used will be the GPA from the prerequisite courses.