Susan J. Beck

Susan J. Beck, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM

Professor and Director



BS in Biology and Medical Technology from Moorhead State University; Master’s Degree in Medical Technology from the University of Minnesota; PhD in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Immunohematology, Immunohematology Laboratory, Clinical Laboratory Analysis, Clinical Laboratory Education, and clinical courses in Transfusion Medicine Services and Transplantation Medicine.

Research/Scholarly Interests

Educational issues in clinical laboratory science including entry-level competencies for laboratory practitioners. Laboratory practice issues such as retention of clinical laboratory personnel.


Serves as an ASCLS representative to the ASCP – Board of Certification.


Faculty member since 1980.

Dr. Susan Beck, CLS Program Director