Learn about health practices in clinical laboratory settings with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences. This online degree prepares you to become a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), a health professional who performs diagnostic tests to uncover insights about patients’ various health issues. These vital healthcare providers provide information to physicians to aid in the creation of healthcare plans.
The curriculum is composed of clinical, biology, and chemistry courses. Laboratory requirements may be completed at the students’ workplace outside of their regular work hours. Graduates may sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification exam.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Northeastern State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationAssociate Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Requires prior completion of an Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology
- Requires current employment/certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP or AMT)