Admissions Requirements for the Medical Laboratory Technology Program

Admission requirements include:

  • High school diploma or a General Educational Development diploma (GED)
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher
  • Personal essay
  • Interview with Program Chair
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Meet all additional qualifications

For your personal essay, please write a two-page summary divided into two parts:

  • Part 1, tell us about:
    • Your Background
    • Your personal goals
    • Reason for choosing the Medical Laboratory Technology program
    • Reason for choosing Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Part 2: Describe a major personal accomplishment and your reason for this selection.
Prerequisites
  • There are no pre-requisites for entry to the program; however, there are several core science courses as well as an introductory lab course that must be completed during the student’s first trimester in the program in order to progress further into the curriculum