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Clinical Laboratory Technician - Associate of Applied Science

This program develops proficiency in the performance of a variety of tests as well as an understanding of the interrelationships of laboratory data and physiological processes. Clinical laboratory technicians perform routine laboratory tests under supervision to provide diagnostic data in clinical and biomedical industries. The first three semesters of the program consist of liberal arts, science and clinical laboratory science courses taken on campus. During the last six months of the second year, students are placed in an affiliated hospital to complete a clinical practicum.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 64
Liberal Studies 12
Humanities or Social Science Elective 4

Health Promotion 1

Required Courses in Major 36

Other Required Courses 12
Chemistry Electives 8
    Choose a minimum of 8 credits from the following: 
         CH 105 Chemical Principles (4 cr.)
         CH 107 Introductory Chemistry I (4 cr.)
         CH 111 General Chemistry I (5 cr.)
         CH 112 General Chemistry II (5 cr.)

General Elective 3

Students who score below a predictive “C” on Northern Michigan University’s mathematics placement test for MA 104 are required to take MA 100. Students who score a “C” or higher are exempt from the mathematics requirement.