They apply skill and instrumentation to analyze blood cells and body fluids, to identify disease-causing bacteria and virsuses, and to perform testing prior to transfusions and transplantation. MLS graduates are employed primarily in hospital laboratories, but also enjoy career opportunities in biomedical research, forensics, biotechnology, toxicology, health care administration, pharmaceuticals, and other industries. An MLS degree also provides excellent preparation for medical, dental, or graduate school.
The Master of Health Science in Medical Laboratory Science includes coursework and laboratory instruction in clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, hematology, clinical immunology, and immunohematology (blood banking). All MLS students experience a clinical internship at one or more of our affiliated Louisville-area hospitals.
Why choose Bellarmine University for a Master’s in Medical Lab Science?
If you’re considering a career in medical laboratory science, you’ve made a great choice. It’s a growing, rewarding profession, both financially and personally. Our entry level Master’s in MLS will prepare you for practice and advancement in the medical lab setting. The MLS program is an 80-credit hour program that can be completed as a full-time student in 2 years with summer classes. Our program starts each year in August and includes 15 weeks (600 hours) of a clinical internship at one or more of our affiliated Louisville-area hospitals. Thanks in part to this practical clinical experience our graduate employment rate is 100%. Our dedicated faculty provide you with the individual attention needed to succeed in your course work, and in your new career!
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- Immhem Lab
- Clin Chem
- Clin Chem Lab
- Health Policy
- Hematology Lab
- Medical Microbiology
- 24 months
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- Candidates must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale.
- Grade of C or better in science and math courses.
- Personal statement explaining why you would like to be a Medical Laboratory Scientist.
- A personal interview.
International26600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 24 months.
National26600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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