Medical Laboratory Science
Degrees OfferedB.A., B.S.
SchoolSaint Gianna School of Health Sciences
Gain hands-on medical lab experience that prepares you for certification to be a leading lab technologist.
What You’ll Learn
You’ll build a solid foundation in biology, chemistry, and mathematics. Apply what you’ve learned in a clinical setting, as you develop professional leadership skills in a collaborative learning environment grounded in Christian values.
- Learn in a real-life setting.
During your last year, you’ll complete a 12-month internship through the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, an accredited school of medical laboratory science, where you’ll receive clinical training at an approved site.
- Become eligible for the national certification exam.
Program graduates are eligible to take the national examination for certification for medical laboratory science by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
- Receive individualized attention and mentorship.
You’ll work in small classes with faculty who bring professional medical laboratory experience to the classroom.
Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.
Careers & Outcomes
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand for medical laboratory technologists and technicians to grow 11% through 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. An increase in the aging population will lead to a greater need to diagnose medical conditions, such as cancer or type 2 diabetes, through laboratory procedures medical laboratory science majors also make excellent candidates for medical, optometry, dental, pharmacy, or veterinary school.
- Medical Laboratory Technologist
- Medical Laboratory technician
- Medical Records Technologist
- MRI Technician
- Dental Laboratory Technician
- Medical Information Technologist
- Laboratory Support Technologist
- Surgical Technician