Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
Austin Peay State University

Program Details

Austin Peay State University offers a B.S. in Medical Laboratory Technician to Medical Laboratory Science (MLT to MLS). This online degree in healthcare provides a broad overview of medical science, including diagnostics, clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, and more.

The program is ideal for working professionals in need of flexibility. The faculty to student ratio ensures you have ample support and close collaboration with your instructors. Enrollees often are seeking increased earning potential, career advancement, or leadership roles within their organization.

Upon completion of the program, you will be equipped to sit for national certification exams or continue your education with advanced degrees. Graduates go on to work in some of the following professional environments:

  • Hospital laboratories
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Fertility clinics
  • Technical service and instrument sales

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Austin Peay State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have completed a NAACLS accredited MLT program including clinical rotations in all major laboratory areas
  • Requires at least two years of work experience as a MLT in a nationally-accredited laboratory