During the first year the student will complete the Preparatory year in the Health track.
In the second year students will take introductory courses that include microbiology, physiology, biochemistry, histology, clinical chemistry, hematology, molecular biology and genetics.
During the third year the students will learn the basics of proper research methods and laboratory management as well as study various topics in medicine in depth. Courses include: clinical microbiology, parasitology, and virology.
The fourth year involves clinical rotations that will enhance each student’s practical skills in the areas of hematology, blood banking, diagnostic histotechnology and cytology, diagnostic microbiology, clinical chemistry, immunology, and serology. A research project is required in order to complete this year.
Fifth year (Internship year)
The Internship year includes rotations completed in a wide variety of UD approved firms. This training program has been designed to ensure that the CLS graduates will not only gain experience in a variety of laboratories, but that these graduates will demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and be evaluated accordingly. This critical Internship year provides the student with a smooth transition from the realm of the university to the working world.