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Medical Laboratory Technology Science Diploma


Intake
  • Winter

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Prince George Campus
  • Campuses
    Prince George

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  • Length
    2.5 Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $6200 year one
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $5000 Total
  • Credential Granted
    • Diploma
    • University Block Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $40

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation

2. English

One of:

  • English 12 (C)
  • English 12 First Peoples (C)
  • ENGL 050
  • ENGL 051
  • equivalent course

3. Math

One of:

  • Foundations of Math 12 (C)
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (C)
  • Math 050 (C)
  • equivalent course

4. Biology

One of:

  • Biology 12 (C)
  • Biology 050 (C)
  • equivalent course

5. Chemistry

One of:

  • Chemistry 12 (C)
  • Chemistry 050 (C)
  • equivalent course

Non-Academic

  • submit a completed "Self Report on Suitability" form
  • submit a completed Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Career Investigation Report form
  • undergo a Criminal Record Search with the BC Ministry of Justice 

Admission Advice

1. Admission to this program is competitive, so meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. 

2. As part of the selection process, shortlisted applicants will be interviewed (teleconferencing is an option). 

3. Students accepted into the program will have to supply documents certifying current immunizations, health exams and a current first aid certificate.

4. Self-identified Canadian Aboriginal applicants who meet the admission requirements by the priority deadline will be given priority for 20% of the seats in the program.

5. All students will be selected using the following criteria, and only the short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview:

  • the cumulative grade point average of the required English, Biology, Chemistry and Math courses = up to 4 points (for example, a CGPA of 3.2 = 3.2 points)
  • completion of at least 30 credits at the post-secondary level (or 1-year equivalency) = 3 points
  • Residing in BC or the Yukon = 1 point
  • Certified as a Medical Laboratory Assistant = 1 point
  • Completion of “Medical Laboratory Technology Career Investigation Report” = up to 6 points

       Total possible points = 15

6. For details on the program's selection criteria, please visit CNC's website.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy CNC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Completion of English 12 or English 12 First Peoples (or equivalent) 

If your first language is not English, one of the following is required (minimum score):                 

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 80 (IBT)
  • An IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5
  • Completion of Level 4 English for Academic Purposes at CNC

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Mature Student

Details on Mature Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

International Student

Details on International Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Details on Special Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

How to Apply

Details on applying can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

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