Medical Laboratory Technology AAS Degree Courses

Program Details
Award Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits 81
Program Start Fall, Spring

As a student in a health program at Hawkeye Community College, and to participate in clinicals, you will be required to complete the following screenings: Criminal background check, sex offender registry, child abuse registry, and dependent adult registry. The outcome could possibly affect your opportunities to participate in the clinical setting.

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

Students must achieve a minimum C- grade in all courses required to complete the program.

Additional prerequisite coursework is required for program acceptance. See Admissions Requirements for more information.

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Term 1 — Fall
BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4 $870.00
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $888.00
MLT-101 Introduction to Lab Science 2 $452.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $630.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $630.00
Total Credits 16
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,470.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $110.00

Term 2 — Spring
BIO-113 General Biology II -OR- 4 $855.00
CHM-132 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4 $883.00
BIO-186 Microbiology 4 $888.00
ENG-105 Composition I 3 $630.00
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2 $420.00
MLT-103 Lab Mathematics 3 $640.00
MLT-120 Urinalysis 3 $680.00
Total Credits 19
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $4,113.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $123.00

Term 3 — Summer
MLT-110 Fundamental Lab Techniques 3 $665.00
MLT-130 Hematology 3 $730.00
MLT-250 Clinical Microbiology 4 $940.00
Total Credits 10
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $2,335.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $235.00

Term 4 — Fall
MLT-230 Advanced Hematology 3 $695.00
MLT-233 Hemostasis and Thrombosis 2 $455.00
MLT-240 Clinical Chemistry I 7 $1605.00
MLT-252 Parasitology 1 $215.00
MLT-260 Immunohematology 4 $940.00
MLT-270 Immunology and Serology 2 $470.00
Total Credits 19
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $4,380.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $390.00

Term 5 — Spring
MLT-285 Clinical Practicum: Chemistry 4 $1006.00
MLT-287 Clinical Practicum: Hematology 4 $840.00
MLT-288 Clinical Practicum: Microbiology 4 $855.00
Total Credits 12
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $2,701.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $181.00

Term 6 — Summer
MLT-283 Clinical Practicum: Urinalysis 1 $220.00
MLT-284 Clinical Practicum: Immunohematology 2 $430.00
MLT-286 Clinical Practicum: Immunology and Serology 1 $220.00
MLT-291 Lab Survey and Review 1 $270.00
Total Credits 5
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $1,140.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $90.00

Cost Calculation

Calculations are based on 2022–2023 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

  • Course Cost Calculation: $210 × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

  • Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation: Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

    • If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.
  • Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: Remaining course fees after tuition has been subtracted.

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Lisa Wright
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014 ext.1068
Email Lisa Wright
Schedule an appointment with Lisa Wright

Program Director / Faculty Advisor

Amy Kapanka
Cedar Falls Center 112
319-296-2329 ext.1357
Email Amy Kapanka

Administrative Assistant

Vickie Bogart
Tama Hall 110
319-296-4010
Email Vickie Bogart

Dean

Science and Health Sciences

Troy Moran, Ed. D
Tama Hall 110B
319-296-4457
Email Troy Moran

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