Medical Laboratory Science


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  • MLS Progression Program Admission Requirements

    The program is available to all students who:

    • Have an associate degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology or Medical Laboratory Technology from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning,
    • Have certification as a MLT (ASCP);
    • Have a minimum of 58 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
    • Are currently practicing in a clinical laboratory as a generalist in clinical laboratory science;
    • Have a minimum GPA of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale; and
    • Have successfully completed ( a grade of C or better) in the following minimum prerequisite requirements:

     

    Prerequisite Courses

    Number of Courses

    Semester Hours

    English Composition

                 2

             6    

    General Chemistry with Lab

    2

             8

    College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or Higher Mathematics

                 1

             3
    Social or Behavioral Science1             2         6
    Humanities and Fine Arts2             3         9
    Microbiology with Lab             1         4
    Biological Sciences3             3           12
    Electives4                      10
    Total Prerequisites          58

     

    1Social and Behavioral Sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology.

    2Humanities and Fine Arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion, or theater.

    3Biological Sciences include courses such as general biology, cell biology, anatomy and physiology, genetics, embryology, and zoology. Science survey courses and science courses designed for non-majors are not acceptable for transfer credit.

    4Electives should be selected from a broad range of academic courses which may include anatomy and physiology, cell biology, genetics, embryology, calculus, management, or computer applications.