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Edison State MLT student EJ Endresen, of St. Paris, analyzes a sample during class.
Edison State Community College
Health Science Program Applications Accepted at Edison State

Applications are currently being accepted for the medical laboratory technician (MLT) and physical therapist assistant (PTA) degree programs at Edison State Community College. The two-year Associate of Applied Science programs will prepare students for a career in health care.

Edison State’s MLT career program prepares graduates to properly perform diagnostic testing to help physicians accurately diagnose and treat patients. At career entry, MLT’s will be able to perform routine clinical laboratory tests done in hematology, chemistry, immunohematology, microbiology, immunology, and coagulation.

The Associate of Applied Science Medical Laboratory Technician degree program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS). 

Upon successful completion, PTA’s will work as a team under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist to provide rehabilitative therapies to various populations, including athletes, amputees, the disabled, and those recovering from an illness or injury.

The Associate of Applied Science Physical Therapist Assistant degree program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Completed applications for the MLT program must be received by December 31, while applications for the PTA program must be received by January 31. Program applications are available online at For more information, call 937-381-1530.

Now in its fifth decade of service, Edison State Community College is committed to providing higher education and advanced training opportunities for the people of the greater Miami Valley. Edison State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is recognized with the highest order attainable by the Ohio Board of Regents. With campuses in Piqua and Greenville, Edison State provides a Personal Experience and Rewarding Education. Visit us online at

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