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    Earn a Medical Laboratory Science Bachelor's Degree Online

    University of Cincinnati’s online Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science program offers working professional Clinical Laboratory Technicians (CLTs) and Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLTs) the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s degree and gain the knowledge and skills necessary for continued professional growth. The online MLS program combines the quality and high standards of UC’s campus-based program with the flexibility of distance learning. At UC, you can complete your degree while maintaining your personal and professional responsibilities.

    The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science program is designed to complement the lifestyle of busy working professionals. Students can complete the program in as few as seven terms in this part-time program. Upon graduation, you will be eligible, and well prepared, for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam sponsored by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for the Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS (ASCP) credential.

    The Changing Face of Laboratory Science

    As the industry settles on the current MLS(ASCP) Medical Laboratory Scientist certification, UC is proud to announce it's bachelor's completion program has been changed from B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) to B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS). The MLS program has changed its name to be consistent with how this profession will be recognized now, and in the future.

    Highest Standard of Accreditation

    The online MLS program holds accreditation from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). This allows graduates to sit for the certification examination.

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    The admissions process may seem daunting, however, UC provides a plethora of resources to make the return to school painless.

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    The online CLS (MLS) program at the University of Cincinnati is absolutely wonderful! I have wanted to obtain my degree in CLS (MLS) since the day I graduated from my MLT program. The problem was I could not find time to earn my bachelor's degree while raising a family and working a full-time job.” — Kaylnn Baumann, CLS (MLS) Graduate

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