Program Curriculum

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Admission to the Medical Laboratory Science major is a two-step process: admission to the pre-professional phase and later to the professional phase.  The first two years of study, are designed as the pre- professionals phase and provide fundamentals of a liberal arts education and instruction in courses that are pre-requisites of Medical Laboratory Science. The junior and senior years of the Medical Laboratory Science curriculum are designated as the professional phase. The final component of the senior year professional phase is the twenty weeks of clinical practicum rotations held at various clinical sites in Maryland and surrounding areas.

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Curriculum Sequence

Course Descriptions

 

Clinical Experience

Each student will experience a twenty week clinical period to include clinical rotations, expanded student lab experience or a combination of the two at various affiliated clinical laboratories including:

  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Administration-Baltimore
  • University of Maryland Medical Center

 

Admissions Requirement (Professional phase)

Admission to the professional phase of the Medical Laboratory Science curriculum includes the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of all prerequisite courses.
  • Proof of immunization and health records
  • Admission package completed by July 01
  • Criminal background check for clinical practicums

Eligible students are only admitted in the fall semester.

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Application for admission into Medical Laboratory Science Program