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Health Professions Technology (BAT-HPT)

HPT

About the Program

Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, offers the professional degree Bachelor of Applied Technology in Health Professions Technology through its Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Bachelor's of Applied Technology in Health Professions Technology is designed for the certified/licensed allied health practitioner who has earned an Associate's Degree and who desires or requires further education for professional development or personal satisfaction. This degree will give students who graduated from our Histotechnology and Medical Laboratory Technology programs and graduates of other allied health associate degree program an opportunity to continue their education at Tarleton to earn a four year degree, while applying credit from their Workforce Education (WECM) courses.

Admission Requirements

Students seeking the Bachelor of Applied Technology in Health Professions Technology degree must hold one of the following Degrees and Certification or License:

  • AAS Medical Laboratory Technology, MLT (ASCP)
  • AAS Histotechnology, HT (ASCP)
  • AAS Dental Hygiene, Registered Dental Hygienist
  • AAS Emergency Medical Services, EMT Paramedic or equivalent
  • AAS Health Information Technology, Appropriate Certification
  • AAS Physical Therapy Assistant, Licensed PTA
  • AAS Radiologic Technology, Registered Radiology Technologist by American Registry of Radiology Technologists
  • AAS Respiratory Care, Registered Respiratory Therapist by National Board for Respiratory Therapy and Texas Department of Health
  • AAS Surgical Technology, Certified Surgical Technologist by Association of Surgical Technologists
  • AAS Biotechnology (Eligible students may articulate from Temple College, Collin County College or by permission of Department Head

Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition and fees are charged in accordance with the fee structure for the University. Tuition and fees may be calculated at http://www.tarleton.edu/FINADMINWEB/business/estimatedcost.html. As an enrolled student of the University, students are eligible for scholarships and loans through the Financial Aid office of the University. Additionally, some local scholarships are available for students within the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Application Procedures & Deadlines

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Degree Requirements

Requirements for receiving the Bachelor of Applied Technology in Health Professions Technology degree from Tarleton are listed in the most current catalog and are summarized below.  The degree is a total of 120 hours (33 hours from AAS program, 42 hours general education, 24 hours major courses, and 21 hours of electives)

Required Courses (of all students), General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 111 3
ENGL 112 3
ENGL 220 3
COMS 101 or 102 or 301 3
HLTH 101 2
HIST 201 3
HIST 202 3
POLS 201 3
POLS 202 3
Visual & Performing Arts 3
MATH 107 3
MATH 109 3
Lab Sciences 7 
 Additional Hours* 3
TOTAL 42

 * 3 additional hours from SOC 101, 201,303; PSY 101; PHIL 101,201, 301; ECO 101, 201; A EC 105; ARCH 201, ENGR 303; GEOG 110, 120, 201; HIST 101, 102

 Required Major's Courses    -   Course Schedule                                    

Course Credit Hours
MLS 448                       1
HPT 404 2
ENGL 309 3
HPT 320 3
HPT 350 3
HPT 449 3
HPT 450 3
HPT 405 3
MGMT 320 3
TOTAL 24

Prescribed Elective Courses (21 credit hours)

Course Credit Hours
ADMS 318                    3
ADMS 413 3
CIS 312 3
CIS 315 3
CIS 479 3
COMS 404 3
ENGL 312 3
ENGL 309 3
ENGL 412 3
GB 434 3
HS 210 3
MATH 350 3
MGMT 302 3
MGMT 301 3
MGMT 303 3
PSY 301 3
PSY 303 3
PSY 311 3
SOC 304 3

Contact

For additional information contact:

Brooke Hopkins Dubansky, PhD, HTL (ASCP)
Assistant Professor
Program Director, Health Professions Technology
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
1501 Enderly Place | Fort Worth, TX |76104
dubansky@tarleton.edu
O: 817-926-1101 (7234)
F: 817-922-8103

Anthony Edwards, MHA
Advisor
Tarleton State University
aedwards@tarleton.edu
(V) 817.382.749
(F) 817.732.7339

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