Students are required to attend from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.*, Monday through Friday with the exception of two 1 to 9 p.m. evening shift training sessions. One week of vacation is given at Christmas. Six holidays are observed: Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. Students are allowed five personal days off for any purpose. Any absence for any reason must be reported to the Program Director, Education Coordinator, and/or the head of the section to which the student is assigned, before 7:30 a.m. of each missed day, unless otherwise arranged. All hours beyond the above stated excused absences must be made up prior to graduation.
*Time of arrival may vary with laboratory sections.
Students are given examinations weekly over didactic material. Bench work evaluation is achieved by clinical evaluation, written practical quizzes and analysis of unknown specimens.
To remain in good standing and to successfully complete the medical laboratory science program, the student must:
Students are automatically placed on the honor system. Documented evidence of cheating, plagiarism, or breach of confidentiality is grounds for immediate dismissal.
The following grade scale is used in reporting all scores:
The following program policies and procedures are also available from the program director upon request: