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2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Science, B.S.


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Director: Dr. Diane Wilson, Associate Professor

Associate Professor: Dr. Mathumathi Rajavel

Assistant Professor: Dr. Sanjeeda Jafar

The Medical Laboratory Science curriculum is a four-year, undergraduate professional program approved and accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)*

*National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

5600 N. River Road, Suite 700, Rosemont, IL 60018

Phone: 733-714-8880

www.naacls.org

MISSION OF THE PROGRAM

The Medical Laboratory Science Program aspires to promote the medical laboratory sciences profession through teaching, research and service to a culturally diverse and multi-racial population.  The ultimate goal of Morgan State University Medical Laboratory Science Program is to prepare students for entry level career positions as medical laboratory scientists.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Medical Laboratory Science Program are:

  • To educate students in the medical laboratory science concepts, principles and practices;
  • To prepare students to perform accurate laboratory testing using various laboratory instrumentation and equipment, and to evaluate, interpret, take correct action for laboratory results and maintain confidentiality;
  • To promote the medical laboratory science profession through various activities to the campus community   and the general public.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR IN MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE:

In addition to meeting the University requirements, requirements in General Education and in the major to qualify for graduation, students must pass the Senior Departmental Comprehensive Examination; must have taken all of their junior and senior level medical laboratory science requirements in the major at Morgan State University  (unless granted prior written permission by the Dean to take courses elsewhere); and must have earned a cumulative average of 2.0 or better and 2.5 in the major

 

In order to satisfy requirements for the major in Medical Laboratory Science, students must complete the courses listed below, which include applied clinical laboratory experiences under the direction of qualified medical laboratory technologists.

 

Requirements for the B.S. Degree in Medical Laboratory Science

A minimum of 120 credits are required to graduate with a B.S. in Medical Technology.  These credit hours are distributed as follows:

General Education and University Requirements

Supporting Courses

Requirements for the Medical Technology Major

Total Credits    120

 

General Education and University Requirements 44 credits


Note


* denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

Please see General Education Requirements Distribution Areas  for courses which satisfy General Education Requirements where not specified by the department

Note


* denotes a department required supporting/major course which may fulfill a general education requirement and must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher

Total Credits: 125


Suggested Curriculum Sequence


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