Medical Laboratory Sciences, B.Sc. | University of Connecticut | Storrs, United States
48 months
Duration
38340 USD/year
38340 USD/year
15672 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Medical Laboratory Sciences (also known as Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Sciences) at University of Connecticut is the branch of laboratory medicine that deals with the study of blood and other body specimens to aid in the diagnosis of human disease, determine optimal therapy, and monitor the progress of treatment.

Overview

Medical Laboratory Sciences at University of Connecticut are essential members of the healthcare team who are responsible for performing the analysis, evaluating normal and abnormal results, and correlating the results with disease states. The information they provide physicians is essential to patient care. They are involved with every aspect of clinical laboratory testing including method development, analysis, quality assurance, training of personnel, and laboratory management.

Career Opportunities

Because there is a significant demand for qualified laboratorians, job opportunities are unlimited. Unlike many other careers, your degree or post-baccalaureate certificate will prepare you directly for a job. You can either work as a generalist, rotating through all laboratory sections or as a specialist in one of the disciplines.

You can work in the following settings:

  • Clinical - hospitals, physicians' offices, reference laboratories
  • Community - local, state and federal laboratories, American Indian Reservations, VISTA
  • Management & Supervision - laboratory departments, hospital administration
  • Business - sales and marketing
  • Education - teaching, directing or coordinating medical laboratory sciences programs
  • Research - product development, pharmaceuticals, food products, cancer
  • Industry - equipment development, technical representative
  • Consultant - physician's office laboratories, health care facilities
  • International - Peace Corps, governmental and non-governmental agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
  • Fundamentals of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Mycology, Parasitology and Virology
  • Theory of Phlebotomy
  • Seminar in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A completed international first-year application includes:

  • A Completed Common Application or Coalition Application
  • $80 Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • Essay & Two Optional Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Standardized Test (Optional)
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • Fine Arts Applicants
  • Special Program Applicants

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    38340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38340 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38340 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    15672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15672 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Storrs

1100 - 1600 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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