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:
- carries out precise clinical laboratory work;
- demonstrates competence required of a clinical laboratory professional;
- leads in upholding the integrity of the profession;
- conducts researches on health and other allied disciplines;
- promotes a healthy environment through clean and green programs; and
- ensures quality performance in laboratory science.
- Emotional Maturity
- Client Sensitivity
The program seeks to mold the graduates so they can:
- 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;
- acquire critical thinking skills in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science;
- engage in research and community-related activities;
- participate in activities related to promoting the profession and actively engage in lifelong learning undertakings; and
- develop collaborative and leadership qualities.
Further, the program aims to produce a graduate who has the ability to:
- 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;
- demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills in the workplace;
- engage in the collection, analysis, and projection of health information for improving the health care management system;
- demonstrate inter-personal skills, leadership qualities, and ethical practice of the profession;
- apply research skills in relevant areas of Medical Laboratory/Medical Laboratory Science practice;
- participate in community-oriented activities;
- engage in life-long learning activities; and
- 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.