Please call 800-633-7377 for a personal consultation between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
You can also call the appointment center to schedule, change or cancel an appointment or ask questions.
The Beaumont School of Medical Laboratory Science is a very fast-paced, rigorous clinical program. Students must be able to apply their university preparation to the actual clinical setting in one of the nation's busiest clinical laboratories.
In preparation for this experience, admitted students will be required to complete a written assignment titled "Pre-Orientation Clinical Competencies" which will be due the first day of program orientation. These are explained in further detail under Admission Requirements.
The 6.5 month (26 week) clinical program dates are as follows:
Summer ClassOrientation - second (or third) week of JuneClinical Rotations - last week of June (or first week of July) through mid-December
Winter ClassOrientation - second week of December (or first week of January)Clinical Rotations - first (or second) week of January though third (or fourth) week of June
On a typical day, the student schedule is from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Monday through Friday. Each day is spent in an assigned Clinical Pathology laboratory section, supervised by clinical instructors and bench technologists.
The program courses and rotation lengths include:
Seminars and/or special activities on management, education, process improvement, quality assurance, problem solving and professionalism are included in the curriculum to round out the student's clinical experience and entry-level, career competency. Student progress will be evaluated in each course by written quizzes and exams, practical exams, competency checklists and performance evaluations. Students must successfully complete each laboratory course to satisfy the requirements of the program. Upon completion of the clinical internship program, graduates receive a certificate.
Individuals enrolled through an affiliated university will receive credit as determined by the academic institution. Please refer to the specific university's course listing. Those with degrees receive a certificate of completion rather than academic credit.
Upon completion of the clinical internship program, students are eligible to take a national certification examination for Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS). The following organization administers the MLS certification examination:
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification33. W. Monroe Street, Suite 1600Chicago, Il 60603Phone: 312-541-4999Fax: 312-541-4998Email: ASCP@site01.ascpmail.org
Nancy E. Ramirez M.S., MLS (ASCP)CM SHCMProgram Director
Ann Marie Blenc, M.D.Medical Advisor
Patricia O'Connell,MT (ASCP)Ancillary Testing Clinical Instructor
Sharon Ziemba,M.S.A., MLS (ASCP)CM SBBCMBlood Bank Clinical Instructor
Natalie Supert, MLS (ASCP)CMFlow Cytometry Clinical Instructor
Sara Wagner, MLS (ASCP)CMHematology/Hemostasis Clinical Instructor
Caroline Loomis, MT (ASCP)Microbiology, Virology, Mycology,Parasitology Clinical Instructor
Anne Prada, MB(ASCP)CMMolecular Pathology Clinical Instructor