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Medical Laboratory Sciences

The University of Montana

48 months
Duration
28476 USD/year
28476 USD/year
7492 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Medical Laboratory Scientists (formerly called medical technologists) are important health care providers that perform laboratory analyses used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and maintenance of health. The Medical Laboratory Sciences BSc program is offered at The University of Montana.

Overview

Medical laboratory scientists are accomplished professionals who are broadly trained to work in five areas of the laboratory including:

  • Microbiology
  • Blood Banking (Immunohematolog)
  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Immunology

Career opportunities

Graduates from the Medical Laboratory Sciences BSc program is offered at The University of Montana have diverse career opportunities available to them, and they can combine their skills and interests to create a career that is suited to their desired goals. Most Medical Laboratory Scientists work in hospital laboratories, but many others are employed in clinics, physician offices, commercial laboratories, research facilities, veterinary clinics, public health facilities, criminology/forensic laboratories, the armed forces and the Peace Corps.

Some MLS's with a managerial background eventually become laboratory administrators or marketing specialists with medical supply companies that develop kits, instruments and equipment for diagnostic use. Some also apply their investigative skills to medical research, working closely with pathologists or research scientists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions 
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Medical Bacteriology & Mycology
  • Clinical Diagnosis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

120-150

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit official academic records
  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Academic records
  • Financial information
  • Copy of passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28476 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28476 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7492 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Missoula

1000 - 2071 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.

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