School of Medical Laboratory Science

Program Overview

Tampa General Hospital’s School of Medical Laboratory Science, established in 1957, is operated by the Department of Pathology and is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) and is a licensed training program by the State of Florida. Facilities for the school include didactic materials, audiovisual equipment, educational CD’s, certification study guides and a student library containing the latest editions of appropriate textbooks for additional reading and research.  The hospital’s Medical Library is also available for student use. The Clinical Laboratory is equipped with the most state-of-the art equipment available anywhere and generates hundreds of thousands of patient tests per year.

In addition to the routine lab tests offered in most labs, Tampa General Hospital performs an array of specialty testing, including an expansive and ever-expanding menu of molecular biology testing, flow cytometry, special coagulation, mycology and parasitology, just to name a few.  Students attending Tampa General Hospital’s School of Medical Laboratory Science will be exposed to the latest methodologies and learn from some of the foremost experts in the field of laboratory medicine.

For more information about the School of Medical Laboratory Science, please call (813) 844-7098.

Click here to download the TGH School of Medical Laboratory Science Student Handbook.

Outcomes

Certification Exam Pass Rate on First Attempt
Class Year
Rate (%) Number of Students Pass/Fail
2012-2013 100 4/0
2013-2014 100 6/0
2014-2015 100 6/0
 
Graduation Rates
Class Year
Rate (%)
Number of Students Started/Graduated
2012-2013
100
4/4
2013-2014
100
6/6
2014-2015
100
6/6
 
Attrition Rates
Class Year
Rate (%) Number of Students Started/Did not Graduate
2012-2013 0 4/0
2013-2014 0 6/0
2014-2015 0 6/0
 
Employment Rates
Class Year
Rate (%) Number of Students that Found Employment After Graduating/Did not Find Employment After Graduating
2012-2013 100 4/4
2013-2014 100 6/6
2014-2015 100 6/6