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How to Apply for Medical Laboratory Technology

The Medical Laboratory Technology program at EFSC has limited seating. A student may enter during the fall or spring semesters. All applicants must be current EFSC students who've completed the main college application process before applying to the Medical Laboratory Technology Program through the application steps below. Interested students are required to attend an Orientation session. For dates and times, please see "Orientation" Tab on the Medical Lab Tech homepage.

For complete information about the program's application procedure, click on the steps below.

Application Steps

Advisement

Students are encouraged to visit a Health Sciences Advisor for guidance in planning a schedule for completing prerequisite courses and any remaining support courses prior to admission into the program.

Complete the Online Application for Medical Lab. Tech. Program

Complete the online Health Sciences Institute Application for Medical Laboratory Technologyby the application deadline, after you have become an EFSC student. The application deadlines are:

November 1st - SPRING START
June 1st - FALL START

There is a $25 non-refundable fee for each program application. This fee must be paid at the cashier's office before the application deadline, to be considered (valid for 1 year).

An UNOFFICIAL copy of each and every college transcript is required with Health Science application. Unofficial EFSC transcripts can be accessed at FloridaShines.org.

REQUIRED prerequisite and support courses


The following general education courses must be completed prior to enrollment into major core courses:

 Course #  Course Title Credits
 ENC 1101  Communication I 3
 MAT 1033  Intermediate Algebra 3
 SPC 2608  Fundamentals of Speech 3
 Any  Humanities requirement 3
 Any  Social/Behavioral Science requirement 3


Prior to enrollment into MLT major courses, students must successfully complete the prerequisite courses of General Biology  and General Chemistry 1 & 2.

MANDATORY Student Orientation

Students will also attend a New Student Orientation prior to their first semester in the MLT program. For dates and times, see the  "Orientation Tab" on the program homepage. Please bring an unofficial copy of your transcript from every college you've attended. All students who will have successfully completed the programmatic prerequisites, or will have by end of semester prior to entrance into the program, and who demonstrate the ability to attend college full-time will receive an acceptance letter during the orientation qualify for our Fast Track articulation. Registration will be conducted for the upcoming term at orientation as well.

NOTE:  Because program acceptance is given at the orientation, it is important to begin gathering immunization records for submission into the Certified Background check or obtain the missing vaccinations for: Polio, Varicella, TDaP, Influenza, TB (ppd), MMR, and Hepatitis B.

 Have Questions?

Contact Ms. Phaedra Williams, MLT Program Director, with any specific questions at williamsp@easternflorida.edu and/or Nursing & Health Sciences Admission & Advising, Cocoa Bldg. 20, Room 233. (321) 433-7575. Please note: General EFSC Admissions offices are not completely informed regarding specific requirements for this program so please work with a Health Sciences advisor.