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Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS)

An Exciting Healthcare Career Choice

Medical Laboratory Scientists are healthcare professionals who perform chemical, hematological, immunological, histopathological, cytopathological, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on patient samples.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

Overall employment of medical laboratory scientists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.

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Hands-On Experience

Work hands-on with your faculty and Medical Lab Scientists at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center to learn the latest techniques.

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State-of-the-Art Instrumentation

Work and learn in clinical labs with some of the most advanced, cutting edge instrumentation in the world.

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Study Abroad

Travel experiences have included travel to Costa Rica, Jamaica, Bermuda, Bahamas, Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, and Italy.

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