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Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences

The Master of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science (MSMLS) in the School of Health Professions is designed to prepare the medical laboratory scientist for a career in research, teaching or management within clinical laboratory medicine. Graduates of this program will obtain research, teaching and managerial positions in academia, clinical laboratories and in industry.

Accreditation

The MLS Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) until October 31, 2027.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119

Medical Laboratory Sciences Program Outcomes

The following table lists statistics for Board of Certification Pass Rates, Graduation Rates and Job Placement Rates for both the Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Medical Laboratory Science.

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YearBOC Pass Rates*Graduation RatesAttrition RatesJob Placement Rates
202394%100%0%97%
202294%85%12.5%100%
202191%93%7%100%
202094%98%2%100%

* One-year pass rate

Fast Facts

  • Individuals who hold a MLS certification can complete their master's degree online.
  • Some MSMLS courses can count towards completion of the DCLS program.

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