Science meets career opportunities


Forecasts for careers in health care are off the charts, including the need for laboratory scientists. As a medical laboratory science major at USM, you’ll master the skills to run diagnostic tests to provide data for key physicians and nurses.
 

When you major in medical laboratory science at USM, you choose your path, with two choices:
 

  • Three years of course work followed by an internship

  • Or a traditional four-year program followed by an internship


The program prepares students for required academic internships with the School of Medical Laboratory Science at North Kansas City Hospital. The program is practical, also preparing students to ultimately pass national certifying examinations.


Recent graduates have moved on to excel in variety of fields, working in hospital laboratories, physicians' offices, blood banks and diagnostic labs.