Admissions Procedures

Listed below are the steps required to begin classes in the Medical Laboratory Technology program at Southeastern Community College. These steps are provided as a guideline and, in all cases, the student should work closely with a Southeastern Community College Admissions staff and advisor in the admissions process.

  1. Complete and return the Southeastern Community College Admissions Application.
  2. Take the college placement assessment in the Counseling Center. Placement assessment dates and times are available in the Admissions Office or at www.sccnc.edu. SAT or ACT scores may substitute.
  3. Request official high school and college transcripts to be sent to SCC. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.
  4. Students must have met the following prerequisites to progress through the MLT program:
    • MLT 110: Introduction to MLT (MAT 060 is prerequisite, current within three years of MLT 110)
    • MAT 070: Introductory Algebra (within three years of MLT 110, corequisite of MLT 110, MAT 060 is prerequisite)
    • BIO 163: Basic Anatomy & Physiology (within five years of MLT 110)
    • ACA 115: Success & Study Skills
    • RED 090: Improved College Reading
    • ENG 090/090A: Composition Strategies & Lab (ENG 080 and RED 070 are prerequisites)
    • OST 131: Keyboarding
  5. Upon successful completion of the prerequisites, students will continue to progress in the MLT program.
    • Fall
      • CHM 131 and 131A: Introduction to Chemistry and Lab
      • CIS 110: Introduction to Computers
      • MLT 111: Urinalysis & Body Fluids (prerequisites MLT 110, ENG 090/090A, BIO 163)*
      • MLT 140: Introduction to Microbiology (prerequisites MLT 110, ENG 090/090A, BIO 163)*
    • Spring
      • CHM 132: Organic & Biochemistry
      • MLT 120: Hematology/Hemostasis I (prerequisite MLT 110)*
      • MLT 126: Immunology & Serology (prerequisite MLT 110)*
      • MLT 127: Transfusion Medicine (prerequisite MLT 110)*
    • Summer
      • ENG 111: Expository Writing
      • PSY 150: General Psychology
      • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
      • MLT 215: Professional Issues (prerequisites MLT 111, 120, 126, 127, 140)*
    • Fall
      • ENG 114: Professional Research & Reporting
      • MLT 130: Clinical Chemistry (prerequisites MLT 110, CHM 131,131A)*
      • MLT 220: Hematology/Hemostasis II (prerequisite MLT 120)*
      • MLT 240: Special Clinical Microbiology (prerequisites MLT 111, 140)*
    • Spring
      • MLT 253: MLT Practicum I (prerequisites MLT 126, 127, 130, 220, 240, CHM 132, ENG 114)*
      • MLT 285: MLT Practicum II (prerequisites MLT 253)*

* Current status in MLT Program. NOTE: All MLT students should possess the ability to demonstrate the essential criteria, functions and abilities.