||Name of Program
||Medical Laboratory Science
||The Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science administered by the Faculty of Nursing, Allied Health, and Social Work is offered in two tracks. Track 1 is the Transition Program designed for students who hold a Diploma or Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and who have a minimum of two years as a practicing medical laboratory technician. This track is expected to be completed in 1 ½ years and constitutes 1 general core course, 4 support core courses and 8 professional courses. Track 2 is referred to as the new program. Entry requirements for track 2 include a completion of all health science pre-requisite courses, or possession of an Associate Degree in Science or completion of a high school diploma with four (4) C.X.C passes, including English, Math, Biology, and Chemistry. The first two years of track 2 include general and support core courses. Years 3 and 4 are dedicated to professional courses where students will have the opportunity to develop practical/clinical competencies through lab courses and internships. The program aims to equip candidates with knowledge and skills that will enable them to render quality medical laboratory services that conform to regional and international standards. Additionally, the program seeks to develop critical thinkers who can communicate effectively, and who make informed decisions, demonstrating strong ethical and moral values.
||The Bachelor Degree in Nursing is a four year program that is intended for self-motivated students who wish to become competent nursing practitioners. This program provides students with the knowledge and understanding of nursing concepts and theories, and allows them to develop skills and attitudes consistent with those of a professional nurse. The program incorporates clinical experiences in all aspects of the health care delivery system, providing the opportunity for students to apply knowledge and become proficient in nursing skills. It prepares the graduate for independent, professional practice in all aspects of health care delivery. In order to meet requirement of graduation students must earn a GPA of 2.0 with an average of 2.5 for professional core courses. The minimum grade for a professional core course is C. Also required is a grade of C for general core: Math and English courses and support core courses.
||The Bachelor of Pharmacy administered by the Faculty of Nursing, Allied Health, and Social Work is offered in two tracks. Track 1 is the Transition Program designed for students who hold a Diploma or Associate Degree in Pharmacy and who have a minimum of two years practicing as a license pharmacist. Track 1 is expected to be completed in 1 ½ years and will include general, support, and professional courses, including a clinical clerkship. Track 2 is referred to as the new program. Entry requirements for track two include a completion of all health science pre-requisite courses, or possession of an Associate Degree in Science or completion of a high school diploma with four (4) C.X.C passes, including English, Math, Biology, and Chemistry. The first two years of track 2 include health science preparatory courses which are mostly general and support core courses. Years 3 and 4 include professional core courses, many of which include lab components that will allow students to develop practical/clinical competencies. Year 5 includes supervised internships I and II.
The Bachelor of Pharmacy program aims to produce highly ethical, competent, and knowledgeable graduates capable of providing quality pharmaceutical services that conforms to national and international standards. The program underscores the importance of developing critical thinkers who are effective managers, educators, and skilled communicators meeting pharmaceutical needs.
||A degree in Social Work allows a student to join an increasingly important profession. From villages to rural communities and towns, social workers are at work in public and private sectors, practicing in areas such as child protection, community development, family court, health and mental health, schools, conducting groups, and planning and development of social programs designed to address the complexity of human behavior and the ever-present needs and potentials of people. Social workers are committed to improving people’s capacities and to creating societal conditions favorable to the growth and development of all.