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Medical Laboratory Science BS

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science, the Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science offers you the pathway in becoming a medical laboratory scientist (MLS), which is a profession currently in high demand. By applying knowledge learned from chemistry, math and biology, you will be able to use manual and automated techniques to provide data to physicians. Our program will give you the preparation needed to pass the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification exam successfully. We also offer you an online Career Ladder program that will enable you to advance your education.

Industry Highlights

Medical Laboratory Scientist are in high demand. Median pay for a Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP) is $63,972 per year.

Career Oppportunities

  • Hospital Labs
  • Physician Offices
  • Clinics
  • Public Health Centers
  • Military Branches
  • Commercial Firms

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of our on-campus, well-equipped student laboratory that is home to a variety of instrumentation, supplies and computerization. We maintain affiliation agreements with regional clinics to accommodate students inside and outside Savannah.