Medical Laboratory Science

Program Type: Major
Program Level: Undergraduate
Department: Natural Sciences

Be Challenged. Be in Demand.

Are you ready to play a vital role in health care?

With a medical laboratory science degree from Mount Marty, you’ll not only be prepared for careers in the lab, but you’ll also have the expertise to work in a variety of biomedical positions. Your vast science knowledge and technical skills will give you an excellent foundation for careers in hospital labs, veterinary offices, biotechnology and industrial research laboratories. You’ll also be well prepared to train or supervise laboratory technicians. Or you might decide to pursue a professional or graduate degree in human or veterinary medicine, biomedical research, education or management. Medical laboratory practitioners work beyond the laboratory as physicians, researchers, professors, consultants, managers and public health administrators.

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major

Major Course Requirements: 

  • MLS 302 Immunology
  • MLS 485 Clinical Internship (40 credits)

Related Course Requirements:

  • BIO 111 General Biology I
  • BIO 203 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO 204 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIO 302 Genetics BIO 320 Microbiology
  • BIO 364 Cell and Molecular Biology
  • CHM 111 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 112 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 231 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 364 Biochemistry
  • MTH 150 College Algebra
  • MTH 219 Elementary Statistics

Other Requirements

Internship at a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) approved hospital. Successful completion of the internship is determined by the institution at which the student interns. 

Dr. Alan Ferris
Professor of Psychology

Dr. Kathleen Gibson
Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Kay Rasmussen
Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Tim Rice
Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Chun Wu
Professor of Chemistry, Division Chair of Natural Sciences

  • MLS 485 Clinical Internship (40 credit hours) [In conjunction with one of Mount Marty's MLS NAACLS-accredited clinical partner.]

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