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B.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences


A Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences prepares you to use science and creativity to meet medical challenges such as disease diagnosis and treatment. Through rigorous coursework and relevant practicum experience, our MLS program readies you for career success. 

After you successfully complete courses in math and sciences, you’ll receive real-world experience when you complete a practicum at one of several noted area facility laboratories, including Advocate Health Care, Northwestern Medicine, OSF HealthCare, Presence Health and more.

You'll be well-prepared to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification for Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP BOC MLS), the gold standard in global certification for MLS professionals.