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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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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.