Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general requirements):
Attain an 18 composite score on the ACT
Score a 69.5 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 59.5 or above on the Arithmetic Section;
Complete 15 semester hours with a "C" average or above at an accredited college or university and meet requirements for Intermediate Algebra (MAT 1233);
Have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00 ("C" average) on all previous college coursework;
Attend an MLT Information Session. Students will receive notice from the Admissions Office about scheduling their Information Session.
The MLT Admissions Committee will select each semester's class from the pool of applicants who meet minimum admission requirements. No applicant will be considered unless the minimum admission criteria are met. Check with the Admissions Office and/or the Health Education Advisor for selection details and deadlines.
After program admission and prior to enrollment, students must provide proof of immunization for MMR. A Drug Screening Test and a Mantoux Two Step TB Skin Test will be scheduled after enrollment.
All students admitted into the program will be required to pay for fingerprinting and background checks, which will be done after admission and prior to clinical laboratories. These fees will be attached as registration fees. There are certain convictions that will prevent an individual being eligible to participate in clinical experiences. If a student is unable to participate in clinical experiences, he/she will be dismissed from the program. For additional information, please contact the health education counselor or your advisor.
Students in the Medical Laboratory Technology Program must attend MCC full time (12 or more semester credit hours).