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.


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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.

Required
Medical laboratory science courses
MLS 6242Molecular Pathology
MLS 6243Education and Assessment in MLS
MLS 6244Research Ethics and Integrity
MLS 6245Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Science
MLS 6246Capstone Project
Strategic leadership courses
HSCI 6223Topics in Health Care Leadership
HSCI 6241The Health Care Enterprise
Graduate research courses
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
HSCI 6270Research Methods for the Health Professions I
HSCI 6271Research Methods for the Health Professions 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.