​MLT Application Procedures


To be eligible to apply to the MLT Program, the following prerequisites must be completed with a minimum 2.50 GPA:
  • Anatomy (4 semester units or 6 quarter units)
  • Physiology (4 semester units or 6 quarter units)
  • Microbiology (4 semester units or 6 quarter units)
  • Preparatory General Chemistry (4 semester units or 6 quarter units)
  • Phlebotomy (3.5 units) - Effective fall 2014, Phlebotomy will no longer be a prerequisite (will be included in MLT curriculum)
  • English 101 (3 semester units or 5 quarter units) - Effective fall 2014, English 101 will no longer be a prerequisite
NOTE:  There is no recency policy regarding prerequisites.
Completing program prerequisites does not assure admission into the program.  Admission into the program is based on space availability, clinical clearance requirements, and background checks.  For further information, please contact the Allied Health and Public Safety Division Office at (661) 362-3369.


       Applications for fall 2014 MLT program are no longer being accepted.
  • 2015 - MLT Program Applications can be dropped off at the Division Office (ALLB-307) during business hours Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm and Friday, 8:00 - noon.  After normal business hours, you may drop your application off at the switchboard which is now located in Bonelli Hall, Room 241.
  • 2015 - If you will be in progress with a prerequisite or if you do not have a Phlebotomy certificate, please call the Allied Health and Public Safety Division Office at (661) 362-3557.
Application Procedure
These steps must be followed in this order listed below during the next application period:
  1. Submit College of the Canyons application and obtain a student identification number.
  2. Submit the following documents to Admissions and Records:
    • Official sealed transcripts from all colleges attended, except COC (must include all coursework regardless if MLT prerequisite or not)
    • For transcripts from other countries, an official sealed foreign transcript evaluation from a NACES approved agency.
  1. Submit MLT Program Application to the Allied Health and Public Safety Division Office (accepted once a year for subsequent fall semester; check website for exact dates).  A copy of high school transcript, copy of diploma, OR copy of GED certificate if no college degree is posted on transcript (required for State certification); if from foreign country, must provide translation.  Attach Phlebotomy certificate, if applicable.  A valid COC email address is required.  Incomplete applications will not be eligible for evaluation.
  2. The MLT application and official transcripts will be evaluated to determine if applicant meets current MLT Program selection criteria.  Applicants will not be eligible for selection if admission requirements are not met.