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Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science is a degree completion program for Medical Laboratory Technicians. The program prepares students for work as Medical Laboratory Scientists. Graduates will possess the skills to perform laboratory tests in accordance with standardized laboratory practices in clinical chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, clinical microbiology, mycology/parasitology, immunohematology, molecular diagnostics, and serology/immunology.
Graduates will be eligible to sit for national certification exams at the Medical Laboratory Science/Medical Technologist levels.
The mission of Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree program in Medical Laboratory Science is to aid the medical laboratory professions to enhance its workforce by preparing competent graduates for entry-level positions as medical laboratory scientists.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:
|ENC2102 – English Composition II||3.0 credit hours|
|CHM2045 – General Chemistry||3.0 credit hours|
|CHM2046 – Advanced Chemistry||3.0 credit hours|
|CHM2046L – Advanced Chemistry Laboratory||3.0 credit hours|
|MAC2105 – College Algebra||3.0 credit hours|
|CHM2210 – Organic Chemistry I||3.0 credit hours|
|CHM2210 – Organic Chemistry I Laboratory||3.0 credit hours|
The Medical Laboratory Science student who completes Keiser University’s Medical Laboratory Science program must also meet the current criteria and regulations for licensure by the state of Florida to obtain gainful employment as a medical laboratory scientists/medical technologist. However, students are not required to sit for the certification examination or obtain a professional license as a condition of graduation from Keiser University.
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science, students must earn a combined total of 120.0 semester credit hours, consisting of 60 upper division credit hours, in addition to pre-requisites. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher to proceed successfully through the program. Program requirements are as follows:
|Upper Division Medical Laboratory Science Major Courses (43.0 credit hours)|
|Clinical Biochemistry||3.0 credit hours|
|Molecular Diagnostics||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Clinical Chemistry||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Microbiology||3.0 credit hours|
|Parasitology/Mycology||3.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Immunology||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Immunohematology||3.0 credit hours|
|Hematology/Hemostasis||3.0 credit hours|
|Ethics in Healthcare||3.0 credit hours|
|Research Methods in Healthcare||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Practicum Technique I and Lab||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Practicum Technique II and Lab||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Practicum Technique III and Lab||3.0 credit hours|
|Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Medicine||4.0 credit hours|
Keiser University’s Medical Laboratory Science program has been granted “Serious Applicant Status” by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018, 773-714-8880. E-Mail: [email protected], Website: www.naacls.org.
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