Master of Science in Biomedical Laboratory Operations
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Biomedical Laboratory Operations consists of three major areas, science, management, and practice, and is designed for those who wish to work in career fields such as clinical measurement, biotechnology, medical microbiology, or disease control.  Students gain skills and knowledge in general business aspects such as resource management, organization, communication, and decision-making, and also learn more about the biomedical laboratory discipline.  Courses may include Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics, Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations, Topics in Biomedical Laboratory Operations, and Decision Processes for Biomedical Laboratory Operations.


  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent or statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • GRE test score
  • Minimum of two years experience in a clinical laboratory setting
  • MLS certification or equivalent preferred, not required
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL scores if applicable)
  • Meet other requirements as noted by the university and the College of Natural Science

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission