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Lake Superior State University

Medical Laboratory Science: Bachelor of Science

Program Description

Medical laboratory scientists (clinical laboratory scientists, medical technologists) perform most of the clinical tests conducted in hospital, veterinary, state, and health laboratories.  After obtaining the Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science, a student must complete an internship at a NAACLS-accredited hospital.  Graduates of this program, who complete such an internship, are eligible to take national examinations for certification as registered medical laboratory scientists.

Degree Requirements

The degree in Medical laboratory science includes the following courses in order to qualify to take the national registry examinations.

General Education: All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Core Requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students), or have already earned a bachelor's degree (honors bachelor degree from a Canadian University).

A minimum of 125 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.

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