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About the MLT to MLS Online Career Ladder Program

Students desiring acceptance to the program in medical laboratory science should make application to the department before March 1 for the August class.


Format: Online Program

The online Career-Ladder track enables certified medical laboratory technicians (MLT) to advance their education. The online track is limited to those with MLT credentials who are currently employed at an approved clinical site. It provides students with a high quality academic and professional environment, allowing for the development of critical thinking skills and professional values and characteristics. The program graduate will be able to satisfy eligibility requirements for a professional certification examination at the Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) level. Graduates of the medical laboratory science program will qualify for employment in a variety of settings, and can progress within the clinical laboratory science field to education, supervision or management positions. Students in this track must maintain training support at an approved clinical facility while enrolled in the program.

Armstrong Edge

With a completion time of just 16 months and high demand in the job market, this nationally accredited program truly offers a fast track to your career. Our graduates have a very successful record of Board Certification.

Alumni

Graduates from this program are currently working or have worked in a wide range of organizations:
  • Memorial University Medical Center
  • St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital
  • American Red Cross
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University
  • Siemens
  • Bio-Rad
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • Georgia Bureau of Investigation
  • Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion

Armstrong is authorized to offer online programs in many states. Authorization is currently pending in additional states as Armstrong continues to research and respond to the requirements for each state. For information regarding state authorization, please contact Dr. Dean Earlix in the Office of Online & Blended Learning by email at Dean.Earlix@armstrong.edu or 912.344.2584.

Learn more about the Medical Laboratory Science Career Ladder Track Online Program