School of Medical Laboratory Science

Laboratory scientists perform tests that lead to the detection, diagnosis, and successful treatment of disease. This 11-month program is open to students looking to complete their undergraduate medical laboratory science degree in a clinical setting (3+1 option), or take a post-baccalaureate year to gain experience (4+1 option).

The School of Medical Laboratory Science prepares you for direct entry into the workplace, with a solid foundation in key scientific principles, laboratory procedures, and practical skills.

School of Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Laboratory Science Program
Medical Laboratory Sciences Program Booklet

Download a copy of our Medical Laboratory Science Program catalog, containing the mission, goals, and curriculum information.

MLS Program [PDF]

Accreditation for the program comes from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

NAACLS
5600 N. River Road
Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
737-714-8880

The Department of Laboratory Services

Our Department of Laboratory Services is one of the largest medical laboratories in Pennsylvania and performs more than 4 million tests annually.

The Laboratory includes the following sections:

  • Blood Bank
  • Central Receiving
  • Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Hematology
  • Immunology/Serology
  • Microbiology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Point of Care Testing
  • Urinalysis

Program Outcomes

Graduates of our program are highly marketable and have experienced 100 percent relevant job placement within six months of graduation.

Most graduates have gained employment in hospital laboratories, others by private, pharmaceutical, and reference laboratories.

Academic Year
Enrolled
Graduated
Rate
ASCP BOC  Taken
ASCP BOC Passed
Pass Rate %
Jobs within 6 mos.
Job Placement Rate
2015-2016 6 6 100% 5 5 100% 6 100%
2016-2017 6 6 100% 6 6 100% 6 100%
2017-2018 6 6 100% 6 6 100% 6 100%
2018-2019 6 5 83% 5 4 80% 5 100%
2019-2020 6 6 100% 6 6 100% 6 100%
2020-2021 6 6 100% 6 6 100% 6 100%
2021-2022 6 6 100% 6 6 100% 6 100%

For More Information

For more information, please contact Ethan Kentzel, MLS (ASCP)cm, Acting Program Director, Medical Laboratory Science Program.

MLS Tuition

MLS 2022/23 Tuition [PDF]