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School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

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Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Serving the sciences of clinical determination

Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences provides an experiential human-based education in biomedical, imaging, and clinical sciences and is built upon the foundations of biology and chemistry.  Using clinical perspectives to develop critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skills, students are prepared for health careers in Medical Laboratory Science, Histotechnology, Radiologic Technology, and Nuclear Medicine Technology or the Pre-professional concentration for pursuit of advanced graduate education (MD, DO, PA, DDS, DVM, etc.). 

The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). 

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Specialization Internships
All students must complete the  CDS  student profile and submit a completed copy to the department chair.  Students should provide a completed CDS student profile copy to the individuals for whom they are requesting  recommendations.  Students seeking internships in either the MLS or NMT specializations must also complete the internship site preference list.

Acceptance into the internship programs is competitive and is based on grade point average, personal interview and letters of recommendation.  The application process for each of the specializations is unique.  It is recommended that students have a 3.00 overall GPA for application to any of the six specializations.  Students are advised to carefully read about their chosen specialization.

Deadlines

To be accepted into a clinical specialization internship, students must submit a formal application for each program for which they seek consideration. 

  • Applications for the histotechnology internship programs are processed in the winter semester of the sophomore year (or following completion of the CDS core curriculum). 
  • Application for nuclear medicine internships are processed during the winter semester of the junior year 
  • Application for the MLS internships are processed during the summer prior to the senior year. 
  • Applications to the Radiologic Technology program are processed during Winter semester of sophomore year. 

Students should check each clinical program's websites for exact application dates.

Places to Apply