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Medical Laboratory Science

How we shine...
100% of ULM Medical Laboratory Science graduates are employed within 3 months of graduation.
Who to contact in Medical Laboratory Science
Debbie Wisenor, MLS (ASCP),
Program Director

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Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Science
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About Medical Laboratory Science...
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.

What you can do with this degree:
Medical Laboratory Scientists may also pursue diverse career opportunities. Approximately two-thirds work in hospital laboratories. Others are employed in physicians' office laboratories, clinics, commercial firms, research facilities, forensic laboratories, the Armed Forces, the Peace Corps, public health centers, veterinary clinics, sales, industry, and education., Upon the successful completion of the requirements for the B.S. degree, the MLS student is eligible to take the nationally recognized certification examination by the Board of Certification of the American Society for Clinical Pathology. The certificant is qualified to use the following credentials: MLS (ASCP).

Get involved beyond the classroom:
Medical Laboratory Science Society, Beta Chapter of Lambda Tau Honor Society

Student resources include
off-campus practicum rotations in affiliated medical laboratories.

The Medical Laboratory Science Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.