Traditional MLT Program Admission
To be accepted into the clinical phase of the program, a prospective student can be admitted as a high school graduate, can be a current ACM student or can be a transferring student from another institution. The admission process is completed in the late spring semester for the following fall admission. The program has selective admissions and the requirements are as outlined below.
To become eligible for this program as a recent high school graduate or Early College student, an applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
1) one year of high school chemistry, biology and algebra (or their equivalent) with a minimum grade “C” in each course;
2) pass the Placement Test or successfully complete all required courses before the first college semester;
3) and a minimum ACT score of 21 in each section. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the program.
To become eligible a college student currently attending Allegany College of Maryland or transferring from another institution, or any Early College student at Allegany College of Maryland who has waived the senior year at high school and is enrolled as a full-time student, must satisfy the following requirements:
1) a minimum ACT score of 21 in each section;
2) a minimum overall college grade point average of 2.0;
3) successful completion of a minimum of thirteen semester hours of college level coursework chosen from the following list: English Composition (3 credits), elective (3 credits), math course which includes algebraic function (3 credits) and one of the following 4 credits: Basic Science 100, General Biology 101, Chemistry 100 or 101, Anatomy and Physiology 201 or 207, and Microbiology 204. Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technology Program is on a competitive basis.
Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. In competitive years, applicants will be ranked using the following criteria:
1) the grade point average on the thirteen creditsas outlined in the Medical Laboratory Technology Admission Criteria and
2) number of general education (non-medical laboratory) credits required for the Medical Laboratory Technology Program that the applicant has completed.