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Medical Laboratory Science: BS in Medical Laboratory Science

Traditional Track

The professional phase of the Medical Laboratory Science curriculum begins in the fall semester every year. Students desiring acceptance to the program in medical laboratory science should make application to the department before March 1 for the August class.

Currently enrolled Armstrong State University students must also meet the requirements for admission to the Medical Laboratory Science Program and apply separately to the Program. Transfer students must be accepted to the university with regular admission status. Certified associate degree medical laboratory scientists may receive transfer for junior-level medical laboratory science courses upon presentation of acceptable certification scores and/or transfer credit, and satisfactory completion of written and/or practical examinations in the professional content areas.

If not currently enrolled at Armstrong State University, students must be accepted into the university with regular admission status. In addition, students should complete an application to the medical laboratory science program, and have official transcripts, any certification scores, and two letters of reference sent to the program coordinator.

A second BS Track is available to those who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry, microbiology, or related sciences.

Armstrong Advantage - Students currently enrolled or recently graduating from Armstrong are given higher consideration for admittance into the MLS program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to this program must first be accepted to the university.

Admission to the program requires:

Completion and/or credit for:

All prerequisite science (chemistry and biological science) courses are restricted to courses applicable to a major in those fields or Medical Laboratory Science, according to the curriculum requirements of the academic institution where the course or courses were taken. Remedial courses do not qualify.

Applicants who do not meet all of the requirements stated above may, under certain circumstances, be granted conditional admission as space permits. This decision would be made by the department head, in consultation with the Admissions Committee.  

Program of Study

General Requirements (Core Areas A, B, C, D.2A, and E- 42 hours)

Core Area F (18 hours)

Physical Education (3 hours)

Major Field Courses (54 hours)

Related Field Courses (6 hours)

Total Semester Hours (123 hours)

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