Alvernia University partners with the Reading Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Science and Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in offering university courses.
Medical Laboratory Science
The School of Medical Laboratory Science at the Reading Hospital provides a year-long educational experience equivalent to the senior year of college for those who major in Medical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology. After successful completion of the program, students receive their Bachelor of Science degree from Alvernia University. The curriculum is a structured educational program consisting of clinical laboratory experience, lectures, reading assignments, and examinations. All educational experiences occur at the hospital and hospital campus.
Alvernia University has an affiliation with Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences. Physical sciences, biological sciences, behavioral sciences, and English composition are taught by University Faculty at the School of Health Sciences. The affiliation enables Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Nursing Program graduates to qualify for the RN to BSN Completion Program. Students enrolled in the Nursing Program earn college credit for the general education courses.
Alvernia University has an articulation agreement with Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences. Through a dual enrollment arrangement, students who enroll in the Medical Imaging Program offered at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences may simultaneously enroll in Alvernia University's Associate of Science in Medical Imaging degree program. Dually enrolled students who successfully complete all aspects of the curriculum are eligible to graduate with two awards, each conferred by their respective institution: a certificate of completion in Medical Imaging from Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences and an Associate of Science in Medical Imaging from Alvernia University.
Ethan Kentzel, MLS ASCP
Reading Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Science
Reading Health System
Reading, Pa 19612