Medical Laboratory Science

General

Program Title

Medical Laboratory Science

Degree Designation

BS

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology; clinical chemistry; microbiology; immunology; immunohematology; physiological relationships to test results; laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls; test and research design and implementation; analytic techniques; laboratory management and personnel supervision; data development and reporting; medical informatics; and professional standards and regulations.

College/School

School of Health and Human Services

Status

Active

Requirements

Credits: 61

Program Requirements

37 credits: course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course or course as part of an affiliated clinical internship program. "

The following courses must be included in the Liberal Education plan of each student: STAT 193 to fulfill Goal Area 4; course and course to fulfill Goal Area 3.

Electives

24 credits: Elective courses are chosen in conjunction with the MLS program director and are designed to optimize the student's application for a specific clinical internship program.

Notes

Alternately, students may Select to apply for clinical training as SCSU students after completion of the above courses and course, course; course (instead of 241); and completion of the SCSU Liberal Education program." Students who have Baccalaureate Degrees in Biology or Chemistry may be eligible for the accelerated option. See Department Chair for information. See advisor for a list of appropriate courses. "For 2+2 program requirements, see www.stcloudstate.edu/programs/medical-laboratory-science/details.aspx

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Objective

Ability to work as an inclusive team member to solve problems. (2019/2020).

Objective

Demonstrate knowledge of important concepts in the discipline. (2016/2017).

Objective

Demonstrate life long learning through critically thinking. (2017/2018).

Objective

Effective written and oral communication skills including quantitative and informational literacy. (2018/2019).

Degree Maps

Major Code

8151

Program Code

343