October 25, 2016
Special Features
·         Varied clinical experiences - The program utilizes six different full service affiliates ranging in size from approximately 170 beds to almost 600 beds. The program also uses a reference lab that specializes in microbiology procedures. In addition, students have the opportunity to select a one week elective experience. The purpose of this experience is to allow students to explore alternate career opportunities. These are some of the sites in which previous students have participated in enrichment experiences:
·         Bureau of Laboratories in Austin
·         Research lab in a large medical center
·         Physician office lab
·         Medical laboratory supply company
·         Reference lab
·         Research Lab
·         MLT's (Medical laboratory technicians) with national certification have the opportunity to challenge the level one professional courses and may qualify for shortened clinical rotation experiences via an alternate admission pathway
Part-time Opportunities - A limited number of students may be permitted to enter the clinical laboratory science program on a part-time basis.
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