Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) to Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned

  • Bachelor of Science

Program Type

  • Online

Curriculum

The total credit requirements listed below assumes 80 credits are transferred using a 2-year timeframe as an example. Other timeframes are possible, and students should work with an advisor to determine a plan of study.

Note that students who do not transfer 80 credits must complete additional credits to satisfy the degree requirement of 120 credits.

 

Credit Summary

Credits

Credits Required for Admission

80 Max

Credits for Year 1

20

Credits for Year 2

21

Total Credits for BS in Medical Laboratory Science

120

Two-Year Degree Plan

Semester

Course

Credits

Year 1 Fall

MLSO 301 Molecular Biology

3

 

MLSO 341 Clin Hem I

2

 

MLSO 323 Clin Chem I

2

 

 

 

Year 1 Spring

MLSO 310 Introduction to Molecular Diagnostics

1

 

MLSO 343 Clin Hem II

2

 

MLSO 324 Clin Chem II

2

 

 

 

Year 1 Summer

MLSO 430 Laboratory Standards and Practices

3

 

MLSO 376 Urinalysis and Body Fluids

2

 

Program Approved Elective

3

 

 

 

Year 2 Fall

MLSO 312 Clin Micro I

2

 

MLSO 331 Immunology

2

 

MLSO 351 Immunohematology I

2

 

 

 

Year 2 Spring

MLSO 313 Clin Micro II

2

 

MLSO 352 Immunohematology II

2

 

Program Approved Elective

3

 

 

 

Year 2 Summer

MLSO 375 MLS Seminar with Comprehensive Exam

2

 

MLSO 412, 422, 442, 454

MLS Practicum I-IV

4

 

Program Approved Elective

2-3

Total Credits:

 

41-42*

*Notes: Students must complete sufficient electives to satisfy the degree requirement of 120 hours. Transfer credits accepted up to 80 credits.

Elective courses:

  • MLS 377 Laboratory Information Systems (3)
  • MLS 379 Special Topics in MLS (3)
  • MLS 378 Infection Control (3)
  • BT410 Molecular Diagnostic Techniques (2)
  • BT403 Human Genetics (3)
  • LS304 Biochemistry (3)
  • LS440 Current Research in the Biosciences (2)
  • LS803 Contemporary Topics in Research (2)