- The Clinical Laboratory Sciences is a profession that analyses human body samples to provide information about the presence or absence of diseases or impairments. It is also an instrumental profession in monitoring and promoting good health. According to professional estimation, 70-80% of physician diagnoses is based on the diagnostic information obtained by the departments of Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
- The Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) department at Mohammed Al-Mana College for Medical Sciences (MACHS) aims to prepare medical laboratory professionals in the field of diagnostic sciences. The theoretical knowledge and practical skills acquired by the students in the various disciplines within the CLS specialty allow them to conduct up to date tests, interpret generated laboratory results, and understand their relationship to the diagnosis of the disease.
- The Bachelor program in Clinical Laboratory Sciences at MACHS is a four-year program distributed on eight semesters. CLSStudents study a total of 137 credit hours followed by a one year internship period in an accredited hospital. After that, the students is awarded a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
- The CLS curriculum is designed to cover the various subspecialties in clinical laboratories such as Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology, Immunology/serology, Blood Banking, Histopathology, and Molecular Diagnostics. In each subspecialty, CLS student will be exposed to multi-level courses to build up their knowledge and skills across the study period. After that the CLS students are required to enroll in an internship program designed to sharpen their diagnostic skills.
Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Sciences