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Medical Laboratory Science
Class of 2018CASAErythrocyte Sedimentation RateHealth Science Career FairApplebee'sMicrobiologyCitizens Medical Center Health FairChemistry AnalyzerMicroscope

Year two students spend the last two semesters at a medical laboratory with one-on-one instruction from a medical laboratory scientist.

Medical Laboratory Science students adopted several CASA children. They purchased an entire clothing outfit as well as toys on the child's wishlist.

Rebekah Landry performing an erythrocyte sedimentation rate procedure while an experienced medical laboratory scientist oversees.

MLS Students visited the ULM Health Science Career Fair.

Medical Laboratory Science students hosted their fall fundraiser at Applebee's in Monroe, LA. Students served pancakes to guests who purchased tickets to attend.

Students will spend hours reading patient specimen culture plates for important pathogens.

Sydni Gregoire, Jade Ardoin, Xanthius Robinson and Ryan Brown performed venipunctures on approximately 300 patients at Citizens Medical Center's yearly health fair.

Courtney Boothe processing patient blood and urine samples on a chemistry analyzer.

Molds must be visualized microscopically once they are grown on culture media. This student is performing a lactophenol cotton blue stain to visualize the mold's microscopic structures.

Patricia Enriquez visualizes red blood cells during a crossmatch procedure

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 program administers the MLS program under the auspices of ULM's College of Health 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

Recent MLS graduate, Cheyenne Reyes,
Medical Laboratory Science faculty and students
Medical Laboratory Science Team 1 - CHAMPIONS
Maximum accreditation awarded to ULM MLS program
Medical Laboratory Science brings Crucial Data to Healthcare
Collaborative plan supports ULM's Medical Laboratory Science program

Career and Job Opportunities


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