Program Admission Requirements
Program prerequisites must be completed as described in Program Requirements before applying to the program.
- Additional Program Information [PDF]
Additional information including program mission, cost, length, admission process, accreditation, contacts and more.
- Program Application [PDF]
To participate in the clinical portion of the program, students must:
- Obtain an Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card.
- Pass a urine toxicology screening exam from a certified laboratory
- Provide proof of immunization status to Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Hepatitis B Virus.
- Provide proof of a negative TB skin test
- Provide proof of health insurance coverage
- Provide a declaration of health from a licensed care provider
To successfully participate in the PCC MLT program and become employable in a medical facility, the student should be able to perform essential functions expected of the working professional. Some examples of these essential functions are:
- Vision: Should possess visual acuity, color, shade and depth perception to accurately perform and interpret laboratory tests. Must be able to read computer screens, specimen/reagent labels, warning signs.
- Communication: Should possess the ability to clearly and accurately communicate with patients and health care professionals, and to accurately follow verbal and written instructions.
- Physical activity: Should be able to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods and move freely and safely through the laboratory. Should be able to grasp, sit, squat, stoop, bend, reach, push, pull and lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
- Manual dexterity: Should possess sufficient hand-eye coordination to efficiently, accurately and safely operate laboratory equipment, such as pipettes, inoculating loops, precision instrumentation, and perform phlebotomy procedures.