Ascension Michigan Laboratory Services School of Medical Laboratory Science

A Message from Program Officials

Program Director: Dawn Taylor, MA, MLS(ASCP)cm
Medical Director: Martha Higgins, MD

Welcome to the Ascension Michigan Laboratory Services School of Medical Laboratory Science. Our site provides information about medical technology/medical laboratory science education and careers. You are invited to investigate and explore. We’re excited about the excellent educational environment at the diverse facilities housing Ascension Michigan Laboratory Services and our program. Graduates excel on national certification examinations. They continue on to stellar careers in hospital-based and private laboratories, public health departments, academic or clinical research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, in addition to pursuing graduate, medical, dental and veterinary degrees. The career opportunities are diverse and numerous. The employment outlook for medical technology/medical laboratory science professionals is very bright locally, statewide, nationally and internationally.

If you are searching for a clinical program for your internship, you’ve come to the right school. There are important considerations when evaluating a clinical program. Often these are similar to the reasons one has for selecting a place of employment or deciding to remain employed. We are proud to say that many graduates continue on as employees within our laboratories. Several incentives for considering our School of Medical Laboratory Science as your clinical program are outlined below.

Many Advantages, One Team

From the bedside to the laboratory, Ascension Southeast Michigan is creating a brand new standard of care. For students seeking the very best in educational resources and support, there’s never been a better time to join us. Consider the many advantages we can offer your career:

  • Values-based, education-centered environment
  • Exceptional and diverse faculty from pathologists, Ph.D.’s, laboratory directors and managers to certified medical laboratory specialists and medical laboratory scientists
  • Outstanding success rate on national certification examinations
  • Distinctive clinical rotations, i.e. molecular diagnostics and virology
  • Laboratories located at multiple hospitals and ambulatory care centers throughout the metropolitan area
  • Generous stipend
  • Part-time employment opportunities during your educational program
  • Recognition of clinical internship for employment benefits
  • Team-based, people-centered environment in which your needs and ideas are heard and your goals are met

To learn more about our program please visit the links on the left side of this page, investigate the opportunities and see if you are a match. We look forward to receiving your application and meeting you in the near future.