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Medical Laboratory Science

The Medical Laboratory Science Traditional Track Program

The Medical Laboratory Traditional Track Program will begin using an application management company to process applications for the Fall-2018 admissions cycle.  Only apply if you will have all your prerequisites completed by the end of Summer 18.  Please note that there will be a fee of approximately $95 to apply to this program.  We will begin accepting applications for Fall-2018 on November 15, 2017 with a deadline of March 1, 2018.  If you would like to view and apply to the program, please click on the link below:

The Medical Laboratory Science Online Tracks
(1). MLT-MLS Online Career Ladder
(2). The Fast Track

The Medical Laboratory Science:
(1). The MLT-MLS Online Career Ladder: Must be ASCP Certified and Employed in the MLT Field
(2). The Fast Track: (A.) Have a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences or Chemical Sciences (must find your own clinical site) OR (B.) A South Carolina Resident
Please use the application link below to apply.

We invite you to discover the exciting field of Medical Laboratory Science. The Medical Laboratory Science program at Armstrong State University is the largest in the state of Georgia, and our graduates have a very successful record of Board Certification.

Medical laboratory scientists (also known as medical technologists) provide essential clinical information to healthcare providers and are responsible for assuring reliable results that contribute to the prevention, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of physiological and pathological conditions. Laboratory tests are extremely valuable and contribute up to 70% of all medical decisions made by healthcare providers. Medical Laboratory Scientists perform and/or supervise the testing of blood, urine, spinal fluid and other body specimens. Applying knowledge of chemistry, mathematics and biology, the medical laboratory scientist uses both manual and automated techniques to provide diagnostic data to physicians.


Documents and forms for current and prospective students.


The Medical Laboratory Science Program at Armstrong State University is accredited by:
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Telephone: (773)714-8880
FAX: (773)714-8886

Program Outcomes

ASCP National Board of Certification Examination Pass Rate

Class of: # of Graduates  
Taking Exam
Program # Who Passed
the BOC Exam
Within the First Year of Graduation %
National # Who Passed
the BOC Exam Within the 
First Year of Graduation
2013 30 96.7% 83.84%
2014 29 82.75% 78.85%
2015 25 72.4% 72.06%

Employment Rate

Class of: Total # of Graduates Secured Initial Employment or
Continued Education Six Months Post-Graduation (Traditional) %
Secured Initial Employement or
Continued Education Six Months Post-Graduation (Online)
2013 30 100% 100%
2014 33 100% 100%
2015 30 100% 100%

Attrition and Graduation Rates

Class Students beginning Second half of program Students Graduating Attrition Rate Graduation Rate
2013 30 30 0% 100%
2014 33 33 0% 100%
2015 30 30 0% 100%

*NAACLS accrediting body required date of second half of progrm.  Second half of program constitutes the Summer and the Second Fall Semester of the program.