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Graduating Class of 2014

The Class of 2014 & 2015

Peripheral Blood Smear for Manual Differential

EDTA blood tube held by Evan Ashley

Mallory McCarty reviewing flow cytometry on a Hematology instrument

Hilary Copeland analyzing chemisty results

RBC agglutination analysis by Johntavious Hampton

Microscopic review of peripheral blood cells

Kumari "Puspa" Awasthi working in Immunohematology

Bi Liu streaking patient specimens to various microbiology agars


Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) is defined as the branch of medicine concerned with the performance of laboratory determinations and analyses used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This profession combines the challenges and rewards of medicine and science.

Apply to the MLS Program!

The Medical Laboratory Science Department administers the MLS program under the auspices of ULM's College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The program is a minimum four-year curriculum, which includes a solid foundation in basic sciences, a broad background in medical laboratory science with several specialized courses, and sufficient non-science courses to provide the student with a well-rounded education.

News and Announcements

The Louisiana Board of Regents has approved the continuation of ULM’s Medical Laboratory Science Program. Applications are currently being accepted for Fall, 2014.

MLS Senior Banquet held Look here...

Collaborative plan supports ULM's Medical Laboratory Science program

Budget cuts at ULM might shutter Medical Laboratory Science program Read more...

Career and Job Opportunities


100% of ULM Medical Laboratory Science graduates are employed within 3 months of graduation.