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The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science is committed to meeting the clinical laboratory workforce needs of the geographic region. Our mission is to provide excellence in education through activities that support quality clinical practice. The Center accomplishes this by providing innovative curricula and working in partnership with academic institutions and clinical laboratories in the Rocky Mountain West.
The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science is a program of Metropolitan State University of Denver and was established in 1962 under the auspices of St. Luke’s Hospital. In 1983 the program came under the joint sponsorship of Presbyterian and St. Luke’s Medical Centers. In March 1988 the School moved to The PSL Center for Health Sciences Education. In 1995 the school sponsor became HealthONE Alliance which was formed to reflect the organization’s expanded role as a partner with seven Denver metro area hospitals. In 2005 HealthONE Alliance became The Colorado Health Foundation. Today the Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science reflects both its historical roots and its affiliations with the region’s laboratory community and its academic sponsor Metropolitan State University of Denver. CCMLS is the longest standing and largest MLS program in Colorado with graduates working in key positions in clinical laboratories throughout the geographic area.
The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science offers a post-BS level professional certificate program in medical laboratory science, historically known as medical technology.
Medical Center of Aurora North Campus serves as the program campus, providing space for teaching laboratories and classrooms.
The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science, a program of Metropolitan State University of Denver holds accreditation through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences since 1978.
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemount, IL 60018-5119
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Medical Center of Aurora
730 Potomac St., Suite 102
Aurora, CO 80011