The Bachelor of Science degree in medical laboratory science at the University of Mount Union combines three years of on-campus study with a final year of professional training in medical technology and laboratory science at one of our affiliated hospital-based schools. This clinical year amounts to 2,000 hours of intense study and lab experience, culminating in a comprehensive examination.
Ultimately, the medical laboratory science degree prepares students for a rewarding career in a high-demand field through the extensive teaching and practice of modern medicine.
Medical Laboratory Science Quick Facts
The four-year medical laboratory science program requires 72 total credit hours of coursework in the first three years, and a clinical training period during the final year. The medical laboratory science major provides ample experiential learning opportunities that prepare students for a variety of careers:
- Mount Union’s medical laboratory science majors are exposed to independent research, research with faculty or student peers, laboratory experience, internships, and professional training at the Cleveland Clinic
- Common careers include positions in pathology, hematology, immunology and microbiology