Our Academic Focus
Our academic focus teaches students to analyze blood and body fluids such as bone marrow, joint fluids and tissue samples, identify infectious organisms, monitor patients’ overall health and treatment, and detect disease.
Medical Laboratory Scientists, also known as clinical laboratory scientists or medical technologists, are the individuals who perform complex testing in laboratories requiring advanced technical skills and problem solving abilities. MLS practitioners work in a variety of laboratory settings including hospitals, clinics and doctor's offices as well as research, forensic, and reference laboratories.
The Medical Laboratory Sciences program of the University of Minnesota is an excellent foundation for students continuing their education in professional schools such as medical, dental, veterinary, and pharmacy schools or masters or doctoral degrees in biology, chemistry, molecular diagnostics, public health and more.
Our graduates are in high demand with over 95% obtaining employment within 6 months of graduation. With the high demand for our graduates and the wide variety of career options, this degree is an excellent choice for students interested in a health science career.
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- Professional Issues in the Health Care Community
- Biomedical Laboratory Techniques
- Foundations in Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration
- Scholarly Inquiry and Analysis in Medical Laboratory Sciences
- 48 months
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DisciplinesBiomedicine Biology Genetics View 889 other Masters in Genetics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completed Application for Admission
- $55 U.S. nonrefundable application fee
- Self-Reported Academic Record: High school (9th-12th grade) courses and grades
- English proficiency test scores (Required)
International34334 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34334 USD per year during 48 months.
National31616 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31616 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State13318 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13318 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Minneapolis
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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