MLS Mission - NIU - School of Allied Health & Communicative Disorders

Medical Laboratory Sciences

MLS Mission Statement

The mission of the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program at Northern Illinois University is to prepare medical laboratory scientists with knowledge, skills and professional attitudes that are required for fulfillment of leadership roles in the health care team. The program faculty is committed to contributing to the knowledge base in medical laboratory sciences by research, publication and service. Program goals align with School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders and NIU baccalaureate goals.

The School of Health Studies offers two B.S. degree options and are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)