Clinical Laboratory Sciences Mission and Goals


cls students MISSION

The Clinical Laboratory Science Program at Augusta University aims to improve the health of society by educating resourceful, adaptable and well-prepared individuals to serve and lead the clinical laboratory science profession.


The Program of Clinical Laboratory Science will meet the following goals to accomplish its mission.

  • To graduate well-educated, competent, entry level clinical laboratory scientists professionals.
  • To supply the region with clinical laboratory scientists who possess advanced skills.
  • To advance the profession of Clinical Laboratory Science by educating resourceful and adaptable individuals capable of leadership in the ever changing healthcare environment.
  • To provide a stimulating atmosphere for students, faculty, and laboratory staff.
  • To maintain a source of professionals who participate in bringing new knowledge to Clinical Laboratory Science through service, research, and continuing education.


  • To graduate professionals who enter into advanced leadership roles in CLS.
  • To graduate professionals who conduct evidence based practice research within clinical laboratory science.
  • To graduate professionals who effectively collaborate with other members of the healthcare team to improve patient outcomes.
  • To graduate practitioners who contribute to the clinical laboratory science profession through involvement at state, region, and national levels of professional organizations.