As a Medical Laboratory Science major at Wilkes, youâ€™ll use the analytical skills of a researcher and the inquisitive mind of a detective, to help solve medical mysteries and find clues that allow health care teams to provide appropriate treatment.
Why Study Medical Laboratory Science at Wilkes?
At Wilkes, youâ€™ll develop your talent for biology, chemistry and mathematics into problem-solving and laboratory skills to solve medical mysteries and help health care teams provide appropriate treatment.
In the unique 3+1 program, youâ€™ll receive a solid science background through rigorous coursework in three years on campus. The fourth year of study provides hands-on training at a clinical site.
You may apply to any clinical program approved by the . ÐÓ°ÉÖ±²¥app has affiliation agreements with the following hospitals:
- Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania
- New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
- Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
- Penn Medicine Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children â€“ Tower Health, Philadelphia
- UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
What Will You Learn as a Medical Laboratory Science Major?
- Following requirements recommended by the American Society for Clinical Pathology, youâ€™ll take general education requirements plus courses including Principles of Modern Biology, Elements and Compounds, Organic Chemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.
- At your hospital clinical site, youâ€™ll gain hands-on training and knowledge in phlebotomy, parasitology and immunology.