Clinical laboratory science is the allied health profession of those who perform the major laboratory diagnostic tests in hospitals, clinics, and research laboratories. Mary Baldwin College offers a major in clinical laboratory science in affiliation with Augusta Health in Fishersville, MCV/VCU, Rockingham Memorial Hospital, and Roanoke Memorial Hospital (Carilion).
Students complete all MBC graduation and requirements of the major on campus before beginning the clinical year at one of the affiliated schools. All hospitals are fully accredited, and their schools of clinical laboratory science are approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS). Upon completion of all Mary Baldwin College graduation requirements, including requirements for this major and the clinical year, the student graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Mary Baldwin College and a major in clinical laboratory science.
Clinical Laboratory Science is available through the College for Women and Adult Degree Program in Staunton.