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Medical Laboratory Science Admission Requirements - Traditional Program

In addition to the admission standards of the institution and the general admission requirements of the School of Health Related Professions, candidates seeking admission to the Medical Laboratory Science degree program must:

  • Have completed a minimum of 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
  • Complete a total of 12 semester hours in required science courses before the application deadline;
  • Have an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale; and,
  • Have successfully completed (a grade of C or better) in the following minimum prerequisite requirements:
Prerequisite Courses# of CoursesSemester Hours
English Composition26
General Chemistry with Lab28
College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning or Higher Mathematics13
Social or Behavioral Science126
Humanities and Fine Arts239
Microbiology with Lab14
Biological Sciences3312
Total prerequisites60

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Course choices

1Social and Behavioral Sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology.

2Humanities and Fine Arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion or theatre.

3Biological Sciences include courses such as general biology, cell biology, anatomy and physiology, genetics, embryology and zoology. Science survey courses and science courses designed for non-majors are not acceptable for transfer credit.

4Electives should be selected from a broad range of academic courses which may include anatomy and physiology, cell biology, genetics, embryology, calculus, management or computer applications.