The majority of program graduates have met the following profile:
- Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Medical Laboratory Science
- average overall GPA > 3.45 (Range: 2.85 - 3.95 based on 2015 applicant data)
- graduate from a Michigan university (e.g., Michigan State
University; Michigan Technological University, Oakland University;
University of Michigan-Flint; Madonna University)
- completion of all required academic courses, including laboratory component
Applicants enrolled in Medical Laboratory Science curriculums at a
Michigan university and who meet the program prerequisites are
Applicants from out of state institutions are
considered for admission if they have earned a baccalaureate degree in Medical Laboratory
Science and all course requirements have been met.
Applicants must have an overall G.P.A. of 2.7 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and grades of C+ (2.5) or higher in the required medical laboratory science courses listed below.
Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a designated agency for course credit and grades, including GPA.
Applicants must successfully complete the following college-level
courses (a minimum of 16 semester hours biology and 16 semester hours
chemistry) within the last five years:
- sixteen credit hours in chemistry including organic chemistry and biochemistry
- sixteen credit hours in biology including general microbiology (with bacteriology)
- clinical chemistry including laboratory
- medical microbiology including laboratory
- mycology and parasitology (combined course acceptable)
- clinical immunology
- clinical hematology and hemostasis including laboratory
- clinical immunohematology including laboratory
- mathematics (intermediate algebra or higher)
- computer applications (or demonstrated proficiency/equivalent)
- clinical Immunology, clinical immunohematology, clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology and clinical hematology/hemostasis courses must
have been completed at a U.S. college or university.
- due to the rigorous and fast-paced nature of the program, no exceptions can be allowed.
- clinical laboratory instrumentation
- molecular pathology/molecular biology
Essential functions represent the essential non-academic requirement
of the School of Medical Laboratory Science that students must master to
successfully participate in the program. In general, students must be
able to affirm their abilities of manual dexterity, vision, health,
behavior, intellectual skills and communication.
View, download and print the Essential Functions document.
Acceptance into the School of Medical Laboratory Science program is
dependent upon many factors, including the student's grades, letters of
recommendation, statement of career goals, academic and work
experiences, successful completion of a physical examination performed
by the Beaumont Occupational Health Service, and assessment by the
Admissions Committee of a candidate's potential ability to meet the
above mentioned Essential Functions.