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Parkview School of MLS: Program Tuition and Expenses

In general, Parkview tries to minimize expenses for the student during the clinical year to keep the program affordable.  Click on the information below to read about tuition and expenses for the program:

Tuition

There is no tuition charged for the program.  

Textbooks

Students are required to purchase textbooks.  The price of textbooks is usually between $500 and $750.  There is no refund on books if a student drops out of the program.

ASCP Board of Certification Exam Fee

Certification exam fees – fees are determined by the ASCP and may change.  $225 for the ASCP Board of Certification exam is due in April (non-refundable).

CPR

Students are required to have healthcare provided CPR certification.  This certification is to be obtained through a hospital provided course, immediately prior or during orientation week.  Students will be charged an instruction fee, currently $30 per student.  This fee is determined by the CPR instructor, and is therefore subject to change.

Housing and Transportation

Housing and transportation to the hospital and various other supplemental learning activities must be provided by the student.

Meals

Meals are not provided for students, but students can purchase meals in the cafeteria at employee prices.

Health Insurance

Students are required to have health insurance during the 12 month program. 

Uniforms and Lab coats

Uniforms must be provided by the student.  The uniform consists of scrub top and pants and appropriate shoes.  The School of Medical Laboratory Science follows Parkview Medical Center's Color by Discipline uniform policies.  Under this policy, students cannot wear matching scrub top and pants that are a certain color.  For more information, see the school's policies. Lab coats are provided and laundered by the hospital.

  • Attention to Detail

    Student Cassidy Jones double checks a specimen label in the Urinalysis department. Attention to detail helps ensure the accuracy of lab results.

Carl Swithers

Carl Swithers

Director of Laboratory
719.584.4430

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