Medical Laboratory Science Program

Medical Laboratory Science Program

Mission Statement:

To administer a program where students learn the theoretical background, clinical skills, values, and professionalism to become Medical Laboratory Scientists and ensure quality patient care.

Program Student Handbook & Policy Manual

Program Goals:

  • Provide a structured approach to the study of the pathology of various disease states as they relate to laboratory results as well as extensive training in the technical aspects of performing these analyses.
  • Provide training and educational resources in didactic and clinical instruction, physical plant, clinical instrumentation, information systems and guidance to our students to ensure entry level competencies.
  • Represent the Interests of the Department of Pathology on all in-services within and outside the Laboratory.
  • Provide an atmosphere of integrity and professionalism to prepare the student for his/her role within the health care system.
  • Develop and foster affective behaviors, such as professional conduct and interpersonal communication skills with patients, laboratory staff, other health care professionals, and the public.
  • Maintain a durable, positive attitude and a flexible acceptance for change.
  • Ensure learning and practice of patient’s rights and confidentiality policies.
  • Observe and practice safety at all times.
  • Provide an education to qualified candidates without regard to race, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
  • Instill the importance of networking and a life-long pursuit of continuing education in one’s personal development.
  • Contribute to the team concept in laboratory decision-making.