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ALS Ice ChallengeOrientation Day 2014group shot of studentsStudent in LaboratoryStudent smiling in Laboroatoryclose-up shot of microscope in useStudent viewing a test tub with content

ULM MLS Class of 2015 took the ice bucket challenge in honor of Renate Hamilton, late mother of Program Director Debbie Wisenor. Mrs. Hamilton was a victim of ALS. Both MLS classes are donating money for ALS research.

Classes of 2015 & 2016

Graduating Class of 2014

Bi Liu streaking patient specimens to various microbiology agars

Kumari "Puspa" Awasthi working in Immunohematology

Microscopic review of peripheral blood cells

RBC agglutination analysis by Johntavious Hampton

Peripheral Blood Smear for Manual Differential

Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) is defined as the branch of medicine concerned with the performance of laboratory determinations and analyses used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This profession combines the challenges and rewards of medicine and science.

Apply to the MLS Program!

The Medical Laboratory Science Department administers the MLS program under the auspices of ULM's College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The program is a minimum four-year curriculum, which includes a solid foundation in basic sciences, a broad background in medical laboratory science with several specialized courses, and sufficient non-science courses to provide the student with a well-rounded education.

News and Announcements

The Louisiana Board of Regents has approved the continuation of ULM’s Medical Laboratory Science Program.

ULM Medical Laboratory Science student attends legislative symposium

Medical Laboratory Science brings Crucial Data to Healthcare

ULM MLS faculty, students and alumni attend national meeting in Chicago Read more...

MLS Senior Banquet held Look here...

Collaborative plan supports ULM's Medical Laboratory Science program

Career and Job Opportunities


100% of ULM Medical Laboratory Science graduates are employed within 3 months of graduation.