Medical Laboratory Science

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Program description - September 2024

Medical laboratory technologists play an integral role in the healthcare system by conducting sophisticated medical laboratory tests and assisting with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. There is currently a nationwide shortage of Medical Laboratory Technologists in Canada, making job opportunities favourable for prospective graduates. This three-year advanced diploma program will provide you with a mix of hands-on laboratory skills, classroom learning, use of state-of-the-art laboratories, simulation learning, and real-world experience through clinical placements. Throughout the program, you will take a broad array of science and mathematics courses, emphasizing laboratory analysis in five key disciplines: Clinical Biochemistry, Microbiology, Hematology, Histotechnology, and Transfusion Sciences. Students will apply their learning through the demonstration of complex techniques on blood and bodily fluid samples along with tissue specimens. As a graduate of the Medical Laboratory Science Advanced Diploma, you may choose to continue your studies and complete a degree at Conestoga College within the Bachelor of Applied Biotechnology, Bachelor of Environmental Public Health, or Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science Program.

 

Note:

  • This is a highly competitive program. Apply by February 1 (for September). See oversubscribed programs for more information.
  • Students living outside of Ontario are not eligible to apply.
  • This program is not open to international students.

Program details

Code: 1542
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 3 years
Start: September 2024
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Tuition & fees

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

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International

Tuition
$6046.62
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Ancillary Fees
$1585.54
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Total Fees
$7632.16
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Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2023 Winter 2024
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $3023.31 $3023.31
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $81.77 $81.77
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Documentation Fee $86.00 -
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $4059.08 $3573.08
Year Total   $7632.16

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Delivery sequence - September 2024 - Kitchener – Doon

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