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Vision, mission, values and goals


Medical Laboratory Science graduates excel as innovative practitioners committed to excellence and a collaborative and healthy work environment. These graduates play a pivotal role in the provision of quality health care and in scholarship for the advancement of self, the profession and society.


The Medical Laboratory Science program prepares highly skilled graduates who are committed to excellence, innovation and evidence-based practice in a rapidly changing health-care environment. Throughout the program, there is an emphasis on collaboration, accountability, leadership and research as the foundation of evidence.

Program values

  • Academic rigour
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Quality
  • Safe and ethical practice

Overarching program goals 

  • Prepare graduates to successfully challenge the CSMLS examination through attainment of the competencies stated in the provincial and national competency profiles.
  • Prepare graduates that excel as entry-level technologists.
  • Provide a leading edge educational experience that provides academic depth and breadth to support professional advancement and entry to graduate school.
  • Provide opportunities for technology enhanced experiential learning in both the classroom and the laboratory.