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Medical Laboratory Science: Majors & Programs

A goal of the Armstrong Medical Laboratory Science program is to prepare competent clinical laboratory practitioners. Therefore, academic policies and procedures are established to assure that program graduates have the competencies to be able to successfully pass professional certification examination(s) and qualify for knowledge and employment.

Students desiring acceptance to all of the programs in medical laboratory science should complete an application to the program before March 1 for the August class.  Applications submitted after the appropriate deadline will be considered on a first-come, first-served and space-available basis.


We offer the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science in three tracks:

BS in Medical Laboratory Science

The traditional track is for entering freshmen and transfer students. Students with a BS degree in biology, chemistry or related science fields are eligible for this track as well.

MLT to MLS Online Career Ladder

With a completion time of just 16 months and high demand in the job market, this nationally accredited program truly offers a fast track to your career. Our graduates have a very successful record of Board Certification.

MLS Online Fast Track Program

The fast track program is available to South Carolina residents only and students with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry, or a related science field. The deadline to apply for the fast-track program is March 1.