Medical Laboratory Science, B.Sc. | The Ohio State University | Columbus, United States
48 months
Duration
39650 USD/year
36722 USD/year
12485 USD/year
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About

The work of the medical laboratory scientist is so critical to the practice of modern medicine that it would be virtually impossible to provide good medical care without them. The Medical Laboratory Science programe is offered by The Ohio State University.

Overview

Medical laboratory scientists, also called clinical laboratory scientists, work in all areas of the medical laboratory, including blood banking, immunology, chemistry, hematology and microbiology. The Medical Laboratory Science programe is offered by The Ohio State University.

Possible careers

Most medical laboratory scientists work in hospital laboratories. Medical laboratory scientists can also work in many other areas, such as forensics, research, public health laboratories, pharmaceutical industries, medical sales, fertility clinics, environmental labs, doctors offices and information systems.

For the past five years, over 90 percent of medical laboratory science students have passed the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Registry certification exam on the first attempt.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The certification track is designed for individuals who wish to become nationally certified medical laboratory scientists and work in clinical laboratory positions upon graduation. In their final semester, certificate track students gain practical experience in the clinical laboratories of affiliated hospitals. Graduates of this track are eligible to sit for the national certifying examination. This track is limited to an enrollment of 25 per class.
  • The medical science (non-certification) track is a flexible program designed for individuals who wish to prepare for graduate school or post-baccalaureate professional programs such as medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry or law. Graduates of this track are not eligible to take the national certifying examination.
  • The MLT articulation track allows a medical laboratory technician to complete a bachelor’s degree in two years.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of university preparatory courses
  • High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA 
  • Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores 
  • Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
  • Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service) 
  • Status as a first-generation university student 
  • High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39650 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36722 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12485 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12485 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 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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