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Clinical Laboratory Science: Medical Technology Option, BS


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The major is administered by the area of Clinical Laboratory Science  in the School of Health Sciences and Wellness .

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE DISCLOSURE (NC-SARA)

The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:


The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands


The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Not applicable


The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia; Puerto Rico

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of CLS program, you will be proficient in the following entry level learning outcomes:

  1. Achieve scores of 60% or greater on the Pre-Clinical Competency Examination
  2. Complete a minimum of 800 hours of supervised clinical practicum with scores of 70% or higher on the final evaluation forms in each discipline, prior to graduation
  3. Achieve a grade of a C or better in your Capstone course, CLS 499 Advanced Clinical Studies
  4. Achieve scores at 70% or greater on the Comprehensive Examination administered at the end of the Clinical Practicum
  5. Achieve scores at levels equal or greater than the national average on the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) National Board of Certification (BOC) Examination


Includes the academic program (117-118 on-campus credits) and the clinical practicum (24 off-campus credits).

Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.

Medical Technology Option


Includes the academic program (117-118 on-campus credits) and the clinical practicum (24 off-campus credits).

Clinical Laboratory Science, 13 credits


Note


You must attend one summer session following your sophomore or junior year.

Apply to the appropriate professional program


Acceptance is based on academic credentials, interviews, and available clinical sites. You are eligible to apply for an appropriate clinical practicum after you are formally accepted into the professional program.

Medical technology clinical practicum


Take 21 credits in an affiliated clinical laboratory. Please note that meeting or exceeding the requirements for eligibility to apply for the clinical practicum does not guarantee placement.

Accreditation - Medical Technology Option


The UW-Stevens Point Clinical Laboratory Science Program, Medical Technology Option, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status of the program may be directed to: NAACLS, 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119; phone 773-714-8880; fax 773-714-8886; email info@naacls.org.

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