Degree Programs and Concentrations

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (3+1 Track)

 The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science provides students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and practical skills required for the entry-level practice as a medical laboratory scientist (MLS). MLS performs routine laboratory procedures in hematology, parasitology, microbiology, immunology and serology, immunohematology, chemistry, and urinalysis. The program prepares students to successfully pass a national certification exam and once completed, may apply for positions within hospitals, clinics, industry, labs, research, quality assurance, quality control, laboratory management, laboratory consulting, and academia. A degree in Medical Laboratory Science benefits students wanting to apply to Medical School, Pathologist’s Assistant(PA), Doctoral in Clinical Lab Science DCLS, or other professional program. 

About the Program

Department: Allied Health

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (3+1 Track)

Credits for Degree: 120

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Possible Careers

  • Medical laboratory Scientist 
  • Immunologist, Hematologist, Biochemist, Microbiologist, Immunohematologist
  • Crime laboratory
  • Environmental health
  • Cancer research
  • Medical Administration, Lab manager, Lab director
  • Academia- faculty, program director, professor
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Department Director
  • Infection Control Department
  • Risk Management (at hospitals, clinics, industry)
  • Blood Transfusion Centers
  • Molecular Biology laboratories
  • Laboratory Consulting Firms
  • Public Health Laboratories
  • Forensics laboratories
  • NASA research laboratories
  • CDC
  • International Consulting
  • Industry, Pharmaceutical, and Publishing companies

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