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Medical Laboratory Science

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

48 months
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27500 USD/year
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About

You’ll acquire a broad knowledge of basic and health sciences during your first three years. We offer a bachelor degree in Medical Laboratory Science at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. 

Overview

Your fourth year at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia is spent in clinical rotations at an affiliated hospital, where you will gain invaluable experience working in state-of-the-art facilities with the latest medical equipment and devices. You may also obtain a part-time job in some of these labs as early as your second year.

Medical laboratory scientists are in high demand, and government economists expect job growth for medical scientists, to be much faster than the average for all careers through 2020.

The Human Genome Project and research in bioterrorism also have increased demand for medical laboratory scientists. According to Les Krantz’s Jobs Rated Almanac, medical laboratory scientists ranked in the top fifth out of 250 jobs. Criteria for ranking included salary, stress levels, work environment, outlook, security, and physical demands.

Upon completion of the Medical Laboratory Science program, you have a wealth of career options. Potential worksites include:

  • Forensic laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Research clinics
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Blood banks
  • Public health clinics
  • Veterinary practices and laboratories
  • Public health organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Immunology Requirement
  • Basic Concepts in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Technology Seminar
  • Medical Laboratory Science Elective
  • General Education Humanities Requirement
  • Free Electives or additional Medical Laboratory Science elective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your official high school transcripts from all high schools you have attended. A list of senior year coursework must be present. 
  • Submission of SAT and/or ACT scores is optional for applicants to the fall 2022 spring 2023 academic year. If you choose to submit scores, we superscore, so we will use the exam you perform best on. 
  • Be sure to complete one of the Common Application essay prompts.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation. Up to two additional letters may be submitted. You can use our recommendation form.
  • Certification of Finances are required.
  • TOEFL scores are required, unless you have been studying at an English-speaking institution for at least four years.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27500 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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