Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
University of Alberta
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Why take the BSc in Medical Laboratory Science program?
Do you want to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving health care setting and make contributions to patient care? With a Medical Laboratory Science degree, you can become a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT), playing a key role behind the scenes in providing laboratory test results. MLTs require a strong sense of responsibility, a caring and professional attitude, meticulous work habits, and the ability to work in a busy and stressful environment.
This versatile, professional program not only prepares you for certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science but also provides you with a Bachelor of Science degree, which can be the foundation for further opportunities and study.
Why study Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Alberta?
The BSc in MLS degree program, offered by the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is designed to provide a well-rounded education with multiple opportunities. After one year of pre-professional courses, you will complete a didactic year in all disciplines of laboratory medicine, followed by a 38-week clinical practicum in Edmonton-area hospital and private laboratories. During the fourth year, you will undertake a research project along with advanced coursework.
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