Admissions Requirements

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Medical Laboratory Science BS On campus *Minimum 2.5 GPA in MLS prerequisite courses

*MLS Program application
*Written statement of academic and professional goals

*Contact information for three professional or academic references

*Current resume

*Essential functions affirmation form

*A personal interview may be required

Additional Admission Criterion:
*Applicants must submit vaccination records (see MLS Student Handbook for vaccination requirements)

*Selection is made on a competitive basis,

*90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours of lower-division courses

*UIS gen ed requirements

*Two semesters of general chemistry for science majors with lab (CHE 141, CHE 142)

*One semester of organic chemistry for science majors with lab (CHE 267, CHE 268)

*Two semesters of biological sciences for science majors (BIO 141, BIO 241). Other courses may apply-see MLS advisor.

*One semester of microbiology for science majors with lab (BIO 345, BIO 346). Other courses may apply – see MLS advisor

*One Semester of statistics (MAT 121)

Program Director in consultation with Department Faculty Yes, all MLS admissions are contingent on successful completion of prerequisites N/A