Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician

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Program description - May 2024

The Medical Laboratory Assistant program offers students the skills and abilities to perform pre-analysis components of medical lab work under direct supervision of medical laboratory technologists in hospitals, physician’s offices, and private medical laboratory settings. Students become proficient in the collection of blood samples, performing ECGs, the use of laboratory equipment, and being fluent in medical terminology. Communication and interpersonal skills are also developed in the program for patient interaction. Graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) exams.

Program details

Code: 1620
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: May 2024
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2023-2024 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

1 Term

Canadian

International

Tuition
$7081.50
$7081.50
Ancillary Fees
$850.87
$1400.77
Total Fees
$7932.37
$8482.27

Canadian fee details

Description Spring 2024
Certificate Program Tuition Fee $7081.50
Administration Fee $25.00
Capital Development Fee $81.77
CSI Health Plan Fee $99.00
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00
CSI Legal Protection $20.10
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50
Student Services $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Documentation Fee $112.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $7932.37

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International fee details

Description Spring 2024
International Program Tuition $7081.50
Administration Fee $25.00
Capital Development Fee $81.77
CSI Health Plan Fee $99.00
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00
CSI International Health Fee $174.90
CSI Legal Protection $20.10
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00
ISR $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50
Student Services $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Documentation Fee $112.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $8482.27

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Financial assistance

Financial assistance is not available for this program.

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Delivery sequence - May 2024 - Kitchener – Doon

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