The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science is a four-year degree program. The curriculum consists of...
3 years of Pre-Clinical Studies
1 year (3 semesters) of professional clinical education known as the Clinical Year Program.
13 credits of MLS pre-requisites
35 credits in required cognate courses (science & math)
29 credits in general education courses (refer to Undergraduate Curriculum & Timeline, Preclinical Studies).
47 credits total.
29 credits in lecture and student laboratories are taught on the Berrien Springs campus.
18 remaining credits are earned through clinical practica* at one of our affiliate hospitals or clinical laboratory sites located throughout the United States
*In order to enter the final year of studies (Clinical Year), students must submit an application and be
accepted into the Clinical Year Program. See Admission and Applications.
**Students work side by side with practicing laboratory professionals in patient health care.
and the structure of the BSMLS degree refer to Undergraduate Curriculum and Timeline.