Medical Laboratory Science, B.Sc. | George Mason University | Fairfax, United States
48 months
Duration
32970 USD/year
32970 USD/year
9510 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Apply date
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Start date

About

The BS in Medical Laboratory Science at George Mason University prepares students for careers in hospitals and clinics as well as in biotechnology and industrial laboratories.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

BS in Medical Laboratory Science at George Mason University is a profession of highly knowledgeable and skilled individuals who perform clinical laboratory tests on blood, other body fluids, or tissue samples. 

This is a critical part of health care, as the results obtained by these laboratory tests are vital tools for physicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

Key Features 

  • People trained as medical laboratory scientists may work in a variety of settings. Many work in clinical laboratories in large medical centers, hospitals, or clinics. Some do research in industrial, public health, or medical laboratories.
  • Others teach in hospitals, colleges, or universities. An MLS may practice as a generalist, using knowledge in several of the scientific disciplines, or may specialize in one scientific area in larger hospitals. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Biostatistics for Biology Majors
  • General Genetics
  • Science Writing
  • Biology of Microorganisms
  • Biology of Microorganisms Laboratory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and application fee. Mason accepts the Common Application and George Mason University’s Undergraduate Application for Admission. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts from all secondary schools as well as official results from any leaving certificates or university entrance exams taken. A certified English translation must be submitted for any documents not already in English.
  • Official scores from SAT or ACT. International students have the option to submit SAT or ACT scores with your application or apply Score Optional.
  • Secondary School Report (PDF) and counselor recommendations. We suggest sending two (2) letters of recommendation, one from a high school counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • An optional, but strongly encouraged Personal Statement or Essay of approximately 250 words explaining to the Office of Admissions why YOU want to attend university study.
  • Resume for any applicant with gaps in enrollment.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16485 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16485 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4755 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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