Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Medical Laboratory Science

The master of science in health sciences in the field of medical laboratory science (MLS) program, offered in a distance learning format, is a non-clinical program open only to students who are currently MLT or MLS/MT/CLS certified, specialist certified (e.g., SBB), or with subject technologist certification.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.


Visit the program website for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 15 credits in courses in the field and a mentored research project, 6 credits in strategic leadership courses, 12 credits in graduate research courses, and one 3-credit elective course.

Up to 6 credits of previously earned graduate-level coursework may be accepted as transfer credit. Official transfer credit evaluations are conducted only for admitted students.

Required
Medical laboratory science courses
MLS 6242Molecular Pathology
MLS 6243Education & Assessment in MLS
MLS 6244Research Ethics & Integrity
MLS 6245Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Science
MLS 6246Capstone Project
Strategic leadership courses
HSCI 6223Topics -Health Care Leadership
HSCI 6241The Health Care Enterprise
Graduate research courses
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Transl Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Res
HSCI 6270Resear Meth Hlth Prof I
HSCI 6271Rsch Meth Hlth Prof II
Elective
3 credits selected, in consultation with program advisor, from distance learning graduate courses in medical laboratory sciences, clinical management and leadership, health care quality, regulatory affairs and clinical research administration.