B.Sc. On Campus

Medical Laboratory Sciences

Florida Southern College

48 months
38980 USD/year
38980 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Medical Laboratory Scientists are healthcare professionals who perform chemical, hematological, immunological, histopathological, cytopathological, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on patient samples. The Medical Laboratory Sciences program is offered by  Florida Southern College.


Florida Southern College’s medical laboratory sciences (MLS) major provides students with a Bachelor of Science degree and extensive training for a career as a medical laboratory scientist in a four-year program. Medical laboratory scientists play a vital role in the health care system, and are involved in medical diagnosis and treatment. 

They operate and manage clinical labs, perform research, and are involved in education and training of lab staff. Students in the Medical Laboratory Sciences major gain experience with state of the art automated laboratory equipment, computers and microscopes, and learn the proper procedures for clinical tests involving analysis of patient samples. MLS majors have extensive backgrounds in basic and advanced sciences, including anatomy and physiology, immunology, microbiology, and chemistry. Students must possess the abilities to critically analyze results and troubleshoot problems.


The mission of Florida Southern College is to prepare students through dynamic engaged learning to make a positive and consequential impact on society.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biology I: Biological Essentials
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry: Molecular Biology
  • Parasitology
  • Immunology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Hematology
  • Clinical Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed FSC Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Translated and evaluated in English; transcripts may be marked as official if emailed directly from school official
  • Academic Recommendation Letter
  • Extracurricular Activities

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38980 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38980 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Lakeland

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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