Medical laboratory sciences students learn how to perform laboratory procedures that reveal normal and abnormal conditions in the blood, other body fluids, and tissues of patients. Students become adept in the operation and maintenance of sophisticated laboratory equipment, including chemical analyzers and electronic cell counters.
Points of Pride
- Demand for medical laboratory sciences majors far surpasses the number of graduates.
- For students who decide on a career in medicine, the medical laboratory sciences degree is excellent preparation. The senior year spent in the hospital provides the student with an understanding of clinical diagnostic skills that provides an excellent preparation for a career in a medical field.