Medical Laboratory Science, M.Sc. | The University of Vermont | Burlington, United States
24 months
1720 USD/credit 25800 USD/year
1720 USD/credit 25800 USD/year
683 USD/credit 10245 USD/year
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Whether diagnosing the flu, developing new technology for disease detection or treating cancer, medical laboratory scientists provide critical information to patients and providers in health care settings with this Medical Laboratory Science MSc degree offered by The University of Vermont.


Custom curriculum tracks combine hands-on clinical experience with courses in advanced evidence-based practice, health care management, and scientific research. Students have the option to work directly with faculty in their laboratories and perform research projects under their guidance with this Medical Laboratory Science degree offered by the University of Vermont.

Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Science MSc program offered at The University of Vermont are prepared to:

  • Promote positive patient outcomes through communication of laboratory-related information to health care professionals and patients and their families
  • Conduct evidence-based research to improve patient outcomes and advance the field
  • Apply advanced practice knowledge and technical skill to leadership roles in the medical laboratory science profession

Clinical and Research Opportunities

Students in Track One will complete a semester long clinical internship at one of the hospitals within the University of Vermont Health Network as part of the core NAACLS-accredited program.

All students will complete a three course series in research method and design that culminates with a capstone research project. Under the supervision of the program faculty in collaboration with clinical affiliate partners, students will conduct relevant evidence based research to advance the field of medical laboratory science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Applied Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Immunobiology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Quality in Healthcare
  • Genetics for Clinicians

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Electronic Application
  • General biology or anatomy and physiology (8 credits), general chemistry (8 credits), organic chemistry or biochemistry (4 credits), general microbiology with lab (4 credits), college level math  (3 credits)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application Fee of $65.00
  • Email addresses for three people who will provide letters of recommendation. This information is submitted within the application and letters are sent from the recommender directly to us through the application portal. 
  • One transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend. Unofficial transcripts uploaded by you are sufficient for the review process for most programs (Public Health applicants, please review your requirements).
  • Residential Status Questionnaire (for in-state tuition purposes)
  • Test scores for English proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    25800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Burlington

1269 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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