Applying for BSMLS - 2nd Degree

Most post-baccalaureate students have satisfied the general education requirements upon admission.

Some may need to complete additional science courses, particularly if the bachelor’s degree is in a non-science discipline.

All prerequisite coursework must be completed before the start of the Clinical Year each Fall Semester.

Pre-Requisite Requirements  Credits
Biological Sciences  16
Chemistry  16
Mathematics  3
Religion (for clarification on this requirement contact the MLS Department directly)  3
Minimum GPA of (in both cumulative and in the cognate sciences) 2.50

To enter the Clinical Year Program, all post-baccalaureate students must complete the following pre-clinical fundamental courses at the Berrien Springs campus, the summer prior to the beginning of the Clinical Year.  If equivalent courses were previously taken, these requirements may be waived. Contact the Program Director to request an evaluation of course equivalency.

Course #
Preclinical Fundamental Course Requirements  Credits
MLSC 210  Fundamentals of Hematology & Hemostasis  2
MLSC 230  Fundamentals of Clinical Microbiology  3
MLSC 240   Fundamentals of Immunohematology  1
MLSC 320  Fundamentals of Immunology  3
MLSC 350 Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry 3

Application Process

  • Post-baccalaureate students interested in the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences – 2nd degree, must apply and be admitted to both the Clinical Year Program and Andrews University.

  • International students

    • You must have your transcripts evaluated by an approved foreign transcript evaluation agency (such as ECE or WES) and provide a report of the evaluation.

  • For the application to Andrews University and the Clinical Year Program go HERE

  • The Clinical Year application must be submitted no later than January 31 of the year an applicant  is planning to begin the Program.

  • The MLS Admissions Committee typically meets in early March. Applicants are notified of the Committee’s decision shortly thereafter.

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