MLT-to-MLS – Program Curriculum

The MLT-to-MLS curriculum requires 45 credits of upper level MLS courses for a total of 120 credits for a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences degree.

A key component of the MLT-to-MLS Curriculum is the use of Case Study and Development in lieu of traditional clinical internships. Students will develop higher level clinical analysis during these courses to prepare for MLS level technical roles.

Full-Time

The following 45 credits are required in the program curriculum:

Course #TitleCredits
Fall
MLSC 3120Body Fluids Lab for Distance Learners1
MLSC 3214Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Sciences3
MLSC 4214Parasitology2
MLSC 4222Hematology Lab for Distance Learners2
MLSC 4223Body Fluids2
MLSC 4312Hematology3
MLSC 4311Immunology3
16
Spring
MLSC 4126Immunohematology Lab for Distance Learners1
MLSC 4127Molecular Diagnostics Lab for Distance Learners1
MLSC 4217Molecular Diagnostics2
MLSC 4236Clinical Microbiology Lab for Distance Learners2
MLSC 4315Clinical Microbiology3
MLSC 4316Immunohematology3
MLSC 4514Clinical Biochemistry5
17
Fall
MLSC 4138Laboratory Management1
MLSC 4216Chemistry Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4235Microbiology Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4241Blood Bank Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4232Hematology Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4345Laboratory Case Studies3
12
TOTAL45

A letter grade of “C” or better is required for the student to progress in the program.  A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required to earn the degree.

Part-Time

The following 45 credits are required in the program curriculum:

Course #TitleCredits
Year 1
Fall
MLSC 3214Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Sciences3
MLSC 4138Lab Management1
MLSC 4222Hematology Lab for Distance Learners2
MLSC 4312Hematology3
9
Spring
MLSC 4232Hematology Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4236Clinical Microbiology Lab for Distance Learners2
MLSC 4315Clinical Microbiology3
MLSC 4514Clinical Biochemistry5
12
Year 2
Fall
MLSC 3120Body Fluids Lab for Distance Learners1
MLSC 4214Parasitology2
MLSC 4223Body Fluids2
MLSC 4235Microbiology Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4311Immunology3
10
Spring
MLSC 4126Immunohematology Lab for Distance Learners1
MLSC 4127Molecular Diagnostics Lab for Distance Learners1
MLSC 4217Molecular Diagnostics2
MLSC 4316Immunohematology3
7
Year 3
Fall
MLSC 4216Chemistry Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4241Blood Bank Case Study and Development2
MLSC 4345Laboratory Case Studies3
7
TOTAL45

A letter grade of “c” or better is required for the student to progress in the program. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required to earn the degree.