Medical Laboratory Science

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  • Degree and Accreditation

    The Medical Laboratory Science program is accredited by:

    • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences 
      • 5600 North River Road, Suite 720
      • Rosemont, IL  60018
      • Phone:  (773) 714-8880
      • Fax:  (773) 714-8886 

    The NAACLS web site can be found at

    Degree completion

    Following satisfactory completion of all requirements, the student will be awarded the Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Mississippi and is eligible to apply to take a national certification examination to become certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT).  Granting of the degree is not contingent upon passing an external certification or licensure exam.

    For more information, contact:

    • Medical Laboratory Science Program Director
      • School of Health Related Professions
      • University of Mississippi Medical Center
      • 2500 North State St.
      • Jackson, MS 39216-4505
      • Phone: (601) 984-6309