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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Technology

Lincoln Campus

Types of Jobs Available

Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLTs) perform general tests in various clinical laboratory settings, including blood banking, chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology. MLTs perform tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Program graduates gain employment in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, clinics, physician offices, private and public health institutions, pharmaceutical laboratories, and animal clinics. Graduates work in small and large facilities throughout Nebraska and neighboring states. Many continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Science.

Program Overview

This program is located on the Lincoln Campus and includes principles and technical instruction in the areas of hematology, clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, immunohematology (blood banking), immunology/serology, urinalysis, and clinical microscopy. Students obtain additional laboratory experiences and learning opportunities within hospital and clinic laboratories.

Students are admitted into the program in the Spring semester. The program can be completed in six full-time terms. Graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification, and may transfer 65 semester credit hours to the Clinical Laboratory Science Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

For more information contact:
Lynnett Paneitz, Program Director
402-437-2760, 800-642-4075 ext. 2760

or the College Admissions Office
Lincoln 402-437-2600, 800-642-4075 ext. 2600

This program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773-714- 8880, www.naacls.org

Admission Requirements

  • Specific levels of Math and Reading Placement Scores
  • Complete online application to the program during the designated time periods
  • Complete Program Admission Checklist (refer to program website for requirements: www.southeast.edu/medlabtech/)
  • Transcripts from high school, GED® or other colleges (if applicable)

Required Laptop computer system requirements (should not be older than 3 years)

  • Laptop models: Apple MacBook (10.12-Sierra, 10.13-High Sierra or 10.14-Mojave) or
    Windows Laptops (Windows 10 pro, home version may work fine) or
    MS Surface Tablet Pro (Windows 10 Pro)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or higher
  • Ram (Memory): 4GB minimum
  • Hard Drive: Solid State hard drive preferred 128 GB or higher
  • Peripherals: Webcam, Headphones
  • Wireless: all laptops should have wireless

NOT Recommended: Android Tablets, iPads, Windows RT, Chromebooks