About the Department

The Andrews University Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences prepares students who are committed to preserving and protecting the dignity of life and death.

At The MLS Department We...

By choosing a degree in MLS, you can become a vital member of the healthcare team.

Working in the MLS Field Requires You To...

  • Combine the challenges and rewards of science and medicine, and integrates the use of sophisticated analytical technology.

  • Perform precise laboratory testing to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, maintenance of health and wellness, testing for environmental and forensic investigations, and more.

  • Do laboratory testing - the foundation on which the majority of medical decisions are made.

With new technology the demand for testing only continues to increase. MLS is a relevant, practical, and meaningful career choice.

At the Andrews Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, we provide excellent instruction, giving you the knowledge, experience, and skills you need to connect with a profitable and engaging MLS career.

You can use an MLS background as a stepping-stone to medical or dental school as many of our students have done in the past.

Other Career Options

A background in MLS can open up career options including

  • Healthcare Administration

  • Industry

  • Research and Development

  • Management

  • Education.


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