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Tuition Fees & Expenses


For a 4 + 1 student or a student attending a college that does not charge tuition during the clinical year, tuition for the year is $4,000 and is payable to Parkview Medical Laboratory Science Program.

Parkview has a tuition reimbursement agreement with many academic institutions. Students attending those schools pay tuition directly to them. Current fees are discussed at the interview. All fees are subject to change without notice.


Students are required to purchase or rent their textbooks.


Lab coats designed to protect from exposure to blood and body fluids are furnished by the hospital. Students will need to purchase and wear royal blue scrubs.

Meals and housing

Students must furnish their meals and housing. During hospital rotations, meals are available in the hospital cafeteria at personnel discounted rates.


Students are responsible for any health care expenses and are strongly encouraged to have health insurance.

Students are covered under the hospital's liability insurance policy, although students may elect to purchase individual liability policies.

Medical examinations

Each student will be required to pass a physical that is to be taken up to two weeks before the start of class. This physical will be provided by Parkview at a cost of $50-$60 to the student and will include a urine drug screen.

Certification examinations

Students who successfully complete the clinical year and pass a final exam will be eligible to sit for the national certification examinations. The Board of Certification exam costs approximately $240. While passing the certification exam is a goal of the program for the students, graduation from the program is not contingent on passing the certification exam. Students graduate from the program based on their performance throughout the year and passing the program's final exam.


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