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All MLS students attend the ULM Nursing and Health Sciences Career Fair. This career fair has potential employers who recruit future medical laboratory scientists.

Jennifer Nguyen prepares a red blood cell sample while testing patients' ABO antigens.

Thousands of samples are processed and analyzed on a daily basis in a clinical laboratory.

Year two students spend the last two semesters at a medical laboratory with one-on-one instruction from a medical laboratory scientist.

MLS Students have an opportunity in two courses to co-teach with MLS faculty.

Medical Laboratory Science students adopted several CASA children. They purchased an entire clothing outfit as well as toys on the child's wishlist.

Caroline Ragus screens a patient's petri dish for a possible pathogen.

Sydni Gregoire, Jade Ardoin, Xanthius Robinson and Ryan Brown performed venipunctures on approximately 300 patients at Citizens Medical Center's yearly health fair.

Courtney Boothe processing patient blood and urine samples on a chemistry analyzer.

Molds must be visualized microscopically once they are grown on culture media. This student is performing a lactophenol cotton blue stain to visualize the mold's microscopic structures.

Patricia Enriquez visualizes red blood cells during a crossmatch procedure

Abigail McCandlish prepares a peripheral blood smear to visualize the patient's red blood cell morphology, identify and characterize white blood cells.

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 program administers the MLS program under the auspices of ULM's College of Health 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

Student Bowl Champions AGAIN,

Students place 1st and 2nd,

Medical Laboratory Science student award winner,

Recent MLS graduate, Cheyenne Reyes,

Medical Laboratory Science faculty and students,

Medical Laboratory Science Team 1 - CHAMPIONS,

Maximum accreditation awarded to ULM MLS program,

Medical Laboratory Science brings Crucial Data to Healthcare,

Career and Job Opportunities


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



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