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Medical Laboratory Science

Bellarmine University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
665 USD/credit
665 USD/credit
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About

Medical Laboratory Scientists (formerly Clinical Laboratory Scientists or Medical Technologists) provide the science that supports healthcare. The Medical Laboratory Science program is offered by Bellarmine University.

Overview

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!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Immunohematology
  • Immhem Lab
  • Clin Chem 
  • Clin Chem Lab 
  • Health Policy 
  • Hematology 
  • Hematology Lab 
  • Hematopathology 
  • Medical Microbiology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

80 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    665 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 665 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    665 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 665 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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