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Medical Laboratory Sciences


Our Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) degree program prepares you for one of health care’s most fascinating roles – scientifically evaluating and analyzing medical samples. We offer a B.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences to prepare you for this science-based profession that is critical to health maintenance as well as disease diagnosis, treatment and monitoring.

Earning a B.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences from NIU sets you on a path for success. You’ll develop the analytical expertise to become a vital team member with physicians, nurses, health care professionals, patients and their families.

Our MLS program graduates have a higher than average pass rate on the Board of Certification exam, as well as a 90 percent employment rate in the field after graduation.

We also offer an MLT to MLS degree completion program.