理学硕士


临床实验室科学

There are an estimated 7 billion diagnostic tests performed each year in the United States. Who is performing these critical tests and ensuring their accuracy? In many cases, it is a medical laboratory scientist.

CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE OVERVIEW

The roles and responsibilities of a medical laboratory scientist (also known as a clinical laboratory technologist) are not familiar to most people, 但毫无疑问, these professionals are indispensable members of the health care team.

Working in settings such as hospitals, 诊所, 参考实验室, 医生办公室实验室, the medical laboratory scientist (MLS) performs tests on a variety of human samples – most typically body fluids. The work requires great precision and attention to detail which is why you must first pass a national certification exam before you can serve in this role.

The Master's program in 临床实验室科学 at m8体育 has been designed specifically to help you achieve this certification, while offering key curricular enhancements that help differentiate graduates of this program from those with a bachelor's degree.  Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is one of the best Clinical Laboratory Science Colleges.

MLS的基本功能

 

理学硕士 in 临床实验室科学 at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
课程
The 理学硕士 in 临床实验室科学 program is a 65 credit, two year program designed to educate students in clinical laboratory disciplines and prepare them for the Board of Certification examination administered by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

The core courses taken in the first year focus on the clinical disciplines within the laboratory including hematology, 临床化学, 临床微生物学, 和免疫血液学. The second year of the program emphasizes practical training in clinical laboratories of hospitals and 诊所, culminating with a capstone project.

The Master's curriculum also includes a two course sequence in molecular diagnostics enabling students to pursue the additional designation of Molecular Biology, 表示为(MB (ASCP)).

The m8体育 临床实验室科学 program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for 临床实验室科学 (NAACLS), 北河路5600号, 720套房, Rosemont, IL 60018(电话:773-714-8880).
理学硕士 in 临床实验室科学 at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
临床旋转
Clinical rotations are where you apply what you have learned in the classroom and the lab to a real-world setting such as a community hospital or major medical center. You will complete two 9-credit rotations during the program where you will gain experience performing a variety of laboratory work while being mentored by a licensed practitioner (referred to as a preceptor).

Below is a partial list showcasing some of the College’s clinical rotation sites:

- 奥尔巴尼医疗中心医院
- Albany Stratton VA Medical Center
- 社区护理实验室
- 艾利斯医院
- 格伦斯福尔斯医院
- 内森Littauer医院
- 萨拉托加医院
- St. 玛丽医院
- St. 彼得的卫生伙伴
理学硕士 in 临床实验室科学 at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
97% PASS RATE ON ASCP BOARD OF CERTIFICATION
m8体育 graduates have historically performed exceptionally well on the Board of Certification examination administered by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

A total of 35 students from the m8体育 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in 临床实验室科学 have taken the test in the past three years cycle (2019, 2020, 2021), 吹捧97%的通过率, within one year of their graduation.

Passing the exam certifies you to practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, which is denoted by the (MLS (ASCP)) designation.

毕业/人员流失率为96%
In the most recent average of the three consecutive years’ results of graduation rate (2019, 2020, 2021), 96% of CLS students who have begun the final half of the program (started clinical rotations) go on to successfully graduate from the program.
理学硕士 in 临床实验室科学 at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
m8体育后的生活
The United States Department of Labor projects an additional 25,000 jobs to be created through 2029 ensuring that high demand for medical laboratory scientists will continue.

100%就业率
These projections reflect the experiences of m8体育 graduates in the program, who in the past three years’ cycle (2019, 2020, 2021), have enjoyed a 100% job placement rate.

And while master's students can expect similar opportunities as bachelor's students immediately following graduation, master's students will be better positioned for future promotions by virtue of having a graduate degree.

Recent graduates of the program can be found today working for employers including:

-奥尔巴尼医疗中心
-元生育中心
——艾利斯医院
-格伦斯瀑布医院
- St. 伊丽莎白医疗中心
- St. 彼得的卫生伙伴
——萨拉托加医院


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