Studyportals
Bachelor On Campus

Medical Laboratory Science

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

48 months
Duration
12000 USD/year
12000 USD/year
7990 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

We offer a bachelor degree in Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. An individual may specialize in one of these disciplines or remain a generalist, depending on the type of laboratory and the needs of the facility in which they are employed. 

Overview

We offer a bachelor degree in Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Medical Laboratory Scientists (also known as Medical Technologists) are highly skilled laboratory scientists who perform and evaluate laboratory procedures using a variety of sophisticated instruments. 

They perform, supervise and provide consultation for laboratory analyses on blood and various body fluids to obtain data on which a diagnosis is made and appropriate therapy initiated. 

Career opportunities are numerous in...

  • Hospital and private laboratories
  • Biotechnology industry
  • Research and forensic laboratories
  • Public Health
  • Sales and lab product development
  • Management
  • Higher education
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Armed forces
  • Histocompatibility
  • Molecular Diagnostics

Programme Structure

  • Medical Laboratory Scientists assume positions of increasing responsibility in clinical laboratories and within institution management structure. 
  • Their functions include managing the laboratory and directing the work of others performing complex laboratory analyses and making judgments about the quality of laboratory results before they are reported. Medical Laboratory Scientists must be experts in clinical laboratory science as well as in the administrative and managerial functions necessary to ensure the effective operation of clinical laboratory services.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum requirements for becoming a medical laboratory scientist includes satisfactory completion of two years of pre-professional college work, including certain prescribed courses. Students may then be admitted to a two-year professional program approved the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). 
  • High school students can prepare for a career in Medical Laboratory Science by taking courses in physical and biological sciences, along with other college preparatory courses.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7990 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Memphis

955 - 1582 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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last year

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Medical Laboratory Science
-
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!