B.Sc. On Campus

Medical Laboratory Science

Northern State University

48 months
20763 USD/year
20763 USD/year
17661 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Medical Laboratory Science from Northern State University is a key member of any health care team, performing diagnostic testing on which health care professionals rely to best treat a patient. 


At Medical Laboratory Science from Northern State University students study chemistry, hematology, immunology, immunohematology, molecular biology and microbiology in preparation for careers as medical laboratory scientists.

Your first three years of study will be on NSU’s campus, completing a variety of courses to prepare you for clinical experience. Your senior year will be devoted to hands-on clinical study and laboratory training at one of NSU's partnering hospitals.


Students who complete an MLS degree often are immediately employed in hospitals, clinics, medical research facilities, government agencies, veterinary labs, industry, the armed forces and other specialty facilities.

Medical laboratory scientists are consistently in high demand. Graduates who desire to stay close to home have no problem finding employment options at our numerous regional hospitals. Students who prefer a change of scenery will find numerous job opportunities across the country or around the globe.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Hematology
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Medical Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
    • English proficiency tests
    • Obtain an ACT composite score of 18 (redesigned SAT score of 960, or concorded equivalent for older SAT scores) or above; OR
    • Obtain a high school GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale; OR
    • Rank in the top sixty (60) percent of their high school graduating class.
    • Send high school transcript/marks sheet
    • Visa Compliance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17661 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17661 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident - $19,195 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

850 - 1300 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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