Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science/Bachelor of Science in Medical Technologyprogram consists of general education and professional courses. The fourth year level is the internship program of one year in a CHED-accredited training laboratory with rotational duties in different sections such as Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunohematology (Blood Banking), Immunology and Serology, Urinalysis and other Body fluids (Clinical Microscopy), Parasitology, Histopathologic/Cytologic Techniques, and other emergent technologies.

 

The BMLS program aims to produce a graduate who:

  1. carries out precise clinical laboratory work;
  2. demonstrates competence required of a clinical laboratory professional;
  3. leads in upholding the integrity of the profession;
  4. conducts researches on health and other allied disciplines;
  5. promotes a healthy environment through clean and green programs; and
  6. ensures quality performance in laboratory science.

Core Values

  1. Service-Oriented
  2. Emotional Maturity
  3. Client Sensitivity
  4. Accountability
  5. Credibility

 

The program seeks to mold the graduates so they can:

  1. develop the knowledge, skills, professional attitude, and values in the performance of clinical laboratory procedures needed to help the physician in the proper diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of diseases;
  2. acquire critical thinking skills in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science;
  3. engage in research and community-related activities;
  4. participate in activities related to promoting the profession and actively engage in lifelong learning undertakings; and
  5. develop collaborative and leadership qualities.

 

Further, the program aims to produce a graduate who has the ability to:

  1. demonstrate technical competence in the performance of clinical laboratory tests in aid of diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases vis-à-vis biosafety and waste management;
  2. demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills in the workplace;
  3. engage in the collection, analysis, and projection of health information for improving the health care management system;
  4. demonstrate inter-personal skills, leadership qualities, and ethical practice of the profession;
  5. apply research skills in relevant areas of Medical Laboratory/Medical Laboratory Science practice;
  6. participate in community-oriented activities;
  7. engage in life-long learning activities; and
  8. demonstrate effective teaching and communication skills.

Graduates of the program can land a job as medical technology general practitioners, educators, diagnostic molecular scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, or diagnostic product specialists. The program is also a preparatory course for medicine.