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Medical Laboratory Science: About Our Department

History

The Armstrong State University Medical Laboratory Science Program was established in April 1982. In September 1982, the first class was accepted for enrollment into a "2 + 2" curriculum. In April 1985, the program was granted full accreditation for 5 years (1985-1990) by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) of the American Medical Association (AMA). The program received continuing accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) for four consecutive periods of seven years (1990-1997, 1997-2004, 2004-2011, and 2011-2018).

Mission Statement

The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences, as part of the College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University, exists to educate students, and to provide our culturally diverse communities with competent, team-oriented, and compassionate healthcare professionals.

Accreditation

The Medical Laboratory Science Program at Armstrong State University is accredited by:
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Telephone: (773)714-8880
FAX: (773)714-8886
email: info@naacls.org
Website: http://www.naacls.org


Alumni

Graduates from this program are currently working or have worked in a wide range of organizations: