College of New Caledonia

Medical Laboratory Technology Science

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Program Information

School:College of New Caledonia
Faculty:Health sciences and Human services
Field of Study:Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Description:The Medical Laboratory Science Technology Program prepares students to work as Medical Laboratory Technologists. As a Medical Laboratory Technologist you will be part of the team of clinical heath care professionals providing quality patient care. You will perform a variety of specialized tests using high-tech instrumentation that assists physicians in diagnoses, treatment and prevention of disease in patients. You will collect and prepare assorted samples for analysis; perform the requested testing procedures; and interpret the testing results.

URL:Medical Laboratory Technology Science at College of New Caledonia
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
Applicants are required to have Grade 12 or ABE Advanced Certificate and the following courses, each with a grade of “C” or higher: English 12 or English 12: First Peoples or Technical and Professional Communications 12 or English 045 or equivalent; Biology 12 or Biology 050 or equivalent; Chemistry 12 or Chemistry 050 or equivalent, Principles of Math 12 or Math 050 or equivalent (for students graduating secondary school prior to 2014); and Foundations of Math 12 or PreCalculus 12 or Math 050 or equivalent (for students graduating secondary school 2014 and later). Student selection for the program is extremely competitive. “C” is the minimum, but higher grades will improve your chances of being accepted. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Application Notes : Applicants whose first language is not English are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT), an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent as determined by College of New Caledonia, or have completed CNC’s English for Academic Purposes.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants will also require completion of Self-Report on Suitability form and completion of the Medical Laboratory Technology Career Investigation report form.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 25, 2020