M.Sc. Online

Medical Laboratory Science

University of North Dakota

18 months
512 USD/credit 11264 USD/year
512 USD/credit 11264 USD/year
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Advance your laboratory career with a flexible, online curriculum designed for the working professional in the Medical Laboratory Science program from University of North Dakota.


The Master of Science (MS) in Medical Laboratory Science degree allows you to take the next step in your career all while continuing to work and gain experience in the field. With coursework related to laboratory education, management and leadership, the curriculum can be tailored to meet your own individual career goals.

Why Study Medical Laboratory Science at University of North Dakota?

The U.S. Department of Labor has identified Medical Laboratory Science as a “critical need” occupation. Become a leader of this group of medical professionals providing diagnostic results to physicians and patients.

  • Online, Asynchronous Courses

Want to keep working while completing an advanced degree?  Can’t relocate in order to take on-campus classes?  Work an unpredictable schedule or an off-shift? The program offers online, mostly asynchronous (only five synchronous sessions throughout the entire degree) coursework that allows you to complete courses from any location, at any time of day. You can finish the degree while working anywhere in the world, or with a full or unpredictable schedule.  

  • Flexible Scheduling & Course Plans

Need flexibility in course scheduling to accommodate personal, work or family commitments that may arise?  Have a major life event or a busy time at work coming up, and aren’t sure if you will be able to handle coursework on top of it? Our flexible scheduling model allows you to choose how many courses you take each semester.  Additionally, faculty advisors will help you customize a course plan that accommodates your needs while also facilitating timely graduation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Clinical Immunology
  • Advanced Laboratory Practice: Financial Management
  • Advanced Molecular Diagnostics
  • Current Trends and Issues in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Laboratory Education: Assessment and Accreditation
  • Professional Communication in the Medical Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. degree and successful completion of the MLS (NCA), MT (ASCP) certification examinations (include proof of certification with School of Graduate Studies application).
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the junior and senior years of undergraduate work.
  • Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.
  • At least two years of prior work experience in a medical laboratory is preferred (include a resume of applicable work experience with School of Graduate Studies application).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    11264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 18 months.


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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