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Clinical Laboratory Science


Clinical Laboratory Science Major / Medical Technology

College of Arts and Sciences
Degree BS, Clinical Laboratory Science
Program Director Anthony Serino, PhD

Through its affiliation with hospital schools of Medical Technology, the Medical Technology program enables students to complete the requirements for a bachelor of science degree in four years. Medical Technology majors should apply for acceptance to an affiliated hospital program at the end of their fourth semester. Admission to a hospital school of Medical Technology for the fourth year of study is not guaranteed. Following the hospital program, the student is eligible to sit for the certification examinations offered by the Board of Registry of Medical Technologists and the National Accrediting Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel.

Sequence of Required Courses

First Year

First
Semester
Total Credits 17 Second Semester Total Credits 14
CHM 133 Chem. Principles I 4 CHM 134 Chem. Principles II 4
  Core 3   Core 3
BIO 101 Gen Botany Biological Princ 4 BIO 102 General Zoology 4
MTH Math Bank I 3   Core 3
FA 102 Cult Synthesis in Ancient World 3  

Sophomore Year

First
Semester
Total Credits 17 Second Semester Total Credits 17
BIO 251 Compar. Anatomy 4 BIO 252 Histology 4
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHM 244 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHL 101 Contemp. Self Images 3 SOC 101 or ECO 207 3
PSY 123 Introduction to Psychology 3   Core 3
  Core 3 Core 3

Junior Year

First
Semester
Total Credits 15 Second Semester Total Credits 15
CHM 353 Biochemistry 3 BIO 243 General Microbiology 4
ENG Core 3 Free Elective 3
  Free Elective 3 Core 3
MTH 115 Statistics 3 BIO 360 Immunology 1
  Free elective 3 BIO 346 General Physiology 4

Senior Year

First
Semester
Total Credits 15 Second Semester Total Credits 15
MED 400 Clinical Microbiology 8 MED 402 Clinical Hematology/Coagulation 5
MED 401 Clinical Chemistry 7 MED 405 Clinical Seminar 2
  MED 403 Clinical Immunohematology 4
  MED 404 Clinical Immunology/Serology 4

Total required for graduation 126 credits


Clinical Laboratory Science Major Associates

Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA
Program Director Ms. Wendy Gayle, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)*
Medical Advisor John Yelcick, MD

The Williamsport Hospital Campus, Williamsport, PA
Program Director Mr. Edwin Beitz, MHA, CLS(NCA)*
Medical Advisor William Lubbe, MD

Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA
Program Director Mr Brian Spezialetti, MS, MT, (ASCP)*
Medical Advisor Joseph King, MD

*Misericordia University Adjunct Faculty Courtesy Appointments