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Graduate Opportunities - MLT to MLS Career Ladder Program

Career opportunities within Medical Laboratory Science include:
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Clinical Laboratory Director
  • Public Health Laboratorian
  • Research Associate
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Departmental Supervisor
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • College/University Faculty
  • Technical Service Representative

Advanced Studies/Continuing Education

Advanced studies or continuing education opportunities for graduates include:
  • Specialty Certification
    • Hematology
    • Microbiology
    • Chemistry
    • Immunology
    • Immunohematology (Blood Bank)
    • Molecular Biology
  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctoral Degree

Program Outcomes

Graduates from this program will be able to:
  • Develop knowledge, skills and attitudes that lead toward lifelong learning and enhanced life opportunities
  • Apply the technological knowledge, skills, attitudes and flexibility needed to succeed in a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrate the cognitive processes and dispositions necessary to think critically, to analyze problems in context and to make intelligent decisions
  • Analyze and employ the body of knowledge, and develop the constellation of skills associated with their discipline, interdisciplinary areas of specialty or professional field
  • Gather and utilize information to enhance knowledge, and use communication skills to convey meaning effectively and accurately
  • Develop fundamental skills in laboratory medicine, and illustrate how this knowledge can be used in analysis and problem solving

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates from this program are recognized as:
  • Quality laboratory service providers
  • Vital members of the healthcare team
  • Highly marketable healthcare providers
  • Problem solvers
  • Critical thinkers
  • Data-driven decision-makers
  • Successful team members
  • Meticulous researchers
  • Medical laboratory educators


Format Online
Credits Required 48
Tuition per credit hour
(not including fees)
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