Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
Applicants who are seeking admission to School of Graduate Studies must meet all of the minimum general School of Graduate Studies admission requirements identified in the graduate catalog. In addition, prospective students must fulfill the following requirements for admission to the graduate program in Medical Laboratory Science. Application deadlines can be found on the MLS or UND School of Graduate Studies websites.
- B.A. or B.S. degree and successful completion of a MLS/CLS/MT certification examination (ASCP certification preferred; include proof of certification with application).
- Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the junior and senior years of undergraduate work.
- Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.
- Previous work experience as a MLS/CLS/MT is recommended (include a resume of applicable work experience with application).
Students seeking the Master of Science degree at the University of North Dakota must satisfy all general requirements set forth by the School of Graduate Studies as well as particular requirements set forth by the Medical Lab Science Program.
- A minimum of 33 total semester credits as outlined in the Curriculum section
- Successful completion of two comprehensive examinations.
All Foundation Courses are required for degree completion. MLS 525 must be completed in the first semester. MLS 524 should be completed during the first or second fall semester. MLS 515 should be completed in the last spring semester.
|Capstone in Medical Laboratory Science
|Current Trends and Issues in Medical Laboratory Science
|Professional Communication in the Medical Laboratory
Three Core Courses are required for degree completion. Additional Core Courses taken beyond the requirement are counted as Elective Courses.
|Choose at least three:
|Advanced Clinical Hematology: Erythrocytes
|Advanced Clinical Hematology: Leukocytes
|Advanced Clinical Chemistry
|Advanced Clinical Immunohematology
|Advanced Clinical Immunology
|Advanced Molecular Diagnostics
|Advanced Clinical Bacteriology
|Advanced Non-Bacterial Microbiology
|Advanced Clinical Hemostasis
One Leadership Course is required for degree completion. Additional Leadership Courses taken beyond the requirement are counted as Elective Courses.
|Choose at least one:
|Medical Laboratory Leadership: Principles Practice
|Medical Laboratory Leadership: Practical Applications
|Medical Laboratory Leadership: Conflict Resolution
Select from available Elective Courses to reach the total credits required for degree completion. Note that any Core or Leadership Course taken beyond the requirement will be counted as an Elective Course.
|Advanced Laboratory Practice: Technical Concepts
|Advanced Laboratory Practice: Financial Management
|Medical Laboratory Education: Teaching Principles
|Special Topics in Medical Laboratory Science
|Advanced Laboratory Practice: Administrative Concepts
|Medical Laboratory Education: Assessment and Accreditation
|Readings in Medical Laboratory Science
|Directed Study in Laboratory Medicine