Medical Laboratory Sciences, B.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Health and Human Sciences
Major Medical Laboratory Sciences
Degree B.S.
Date Revised June 2021

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply specific knowledge of theory underlying laboratory testing and disease correlation using analytical, interpretative, and critical thinking skills consistent with entry-level medical laboratory science practice.
  2. Perform appropriate techniques for laboratory procedures from simple to complex including preanalytical, analytical, and post-analytical interpretation including appropriate operation and maintenance of sophisticated biomedical instrumentation.
  3. Describe and comply with all laboratory regulations, confidentiality, and quality assurance practices using professional and ethical behaviors when working as a member of a diverse health care team.
  4. Utilize effective written and oral communication in a variety of styles to varying audiences including teaching in health professions.
  5. Demonstrate basic knowledge and application of laboratory management principles and processes.
  6. Apply general concepts of research and evidence-based practice. 

Methods of Assessment

  • Practical Lab Exams (1,2,3)
  • Case Studies (1,2,4)
  • Research design and final project (1,4,6)
  • Giving oral presentations and completing written assignments (1,2,4,5,6)
  • Clinical Performance Evaluations (1,2,3,4)
  • Clinical rotation reflection summary (1,2,3,4,5)
  • Lab management discussions/assignments (3,4,5)
  • Comprehensive exams & ASCP certification exam (1,2,3,5)
  • Exit surveys (1,2,3,5) 

Last Updated

AAE updated June 2021

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