Career Opportunities

In traditional settings, a MLS may fulfill technical/scientific duties as well as supervisory and laboratory management responsibilities. Expanded roles for a MLS may include consultation services for other laboratory professionals, physicians, dentists, and industry. Many MLS professionals work in hospital laboratories. Other career and employment opportunities are in:

  • Medicine
  • Physician’s Office Laboratories
  • Commercial Firms
  • Public Health Centers
  • Higher Education
  • Government Agencies
  • Public Policy Development
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Transplantation Technology
  • Management/Administration
  • Education
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Infection Control
  • Consulting
  • Dentistry
  • Clinics
  • Research Facilities
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Industrial Laboratories
  • Health Care Administration
  • Medical/Technical Writing
  • Biomedical/Diagnostic Companies
  • Laboratory Information Systems
  • Andrology/Embryology
  • Quality Assurance
  • Product Development
  • Environmental & Food Testing
  • Technical Support