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)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationAssociate Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Must have completed a NAACLS accredited MLT program including clinical rotations in all major laboratory areas: hematology, chemistry, immunohematology, and microbiology
- At least two years’ work experience as a nationally certified MLT in an accredited laboratory