Medical lab technicians across the country help providers make critical discoveries and diagnoses every day. If you want to be one of these dedicated medical professionals, start with a career-boosting degree or certificate program in medical lab technology.
Before jumping into the program, it’s important for all students to review the application information form. This form provides a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about getting started in the medical lab technology program.
Next step? Completing your prerequisite courses, according to the curriculum approved in the college catalog. This includes MATH 1314, ENGL 1301, and MLAB 1201. Students must also take BIO 2404 or one of the following combinations: either BIO 2301/2101 or BIO 2401 and BIO 2302/2102. Students must earn a “C” or above in these courses to be admitted to the medical lab technology program.
Use the link below to apply to the Medical Lab Technology program. Applications are
accepted April 1 - June 1 for Fall entrance and September 1 - December 1 for Spring
If you have trouble accessing the application, please email or call firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-478-2730.
Students are required to create and complete a CastleBranch account which will include:
All students—especially those looking to transfer credits—must submit official transcripts from all previously attended institutions, including high school and San Jac.
Ensure you’re up to date on all required immunizations, including tuberculosis, varicella, hepatitis B and C, the flu, and COVID-19. Work with your doctor to retrieve your documentation, then submit it directly to the department.
In some cases, students might be able to transfer previous medical work history into course credits. Use the form below to submit any experience you think might be relevant.
Prior to applying to the program, all students are required to attend an information session, where students can ask faculty and staff critical questions about the program.
Information sessions will be posted here.
In this robust program, you’ll take courses on a range of subjects, including hematology, microbiology, immunology, and more. View the admission scoring rubric below to learn more.
Before diving into courses, it’s important to have a clear understanding of the costs associated with taking classes, completing pre-admission requirements, and ordering textbooks. Use the guides below to estimate your costs, and view our financial aid page to learn about financial options.
The medical lab technology student handbook provides a comprehensive look at San Jac’s mission, the program’s curriculum, academic policies, affiliated organizations, and much more. Find the answers to all your questions in the handbook below.
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As a student at San Jacinto College, scrubs are required as part of your uniform.
To prepare for the Medical Lab Tech program, students need to have a physical. Here is the form you'll need to take with you.
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