Medical laboratory sciences is a branch of health sciences concerned with the performance and analysis of clinical tests on patient tissues, blood and other body fluids. In this profession, you’ll play a critical role on the patient care team to provide vital information for the accurate diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Career Opportunities

  • Medical laboratory scientist
  • Clinical laboratory scientist
  • Medical laboratory technologist
  • Clinical laboratory technologist

Potential Areas of Advanced Study

  • Biological science program in virology, histology, toxicology, etc.
  • Public health
  • Medical school
  • Accelerated nursing

Learning Experiences

  • Spend the last year of undergraduate education with one of our clinical affiliates, learning in a hospital setting.
  • Participate in internships with research and service companies or criminal investigation labs.
  • Gain lab assistant positions in the school’s research laboratories.
  • Take a phlebotomy training course.
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Medical Laboratory Sciences Clinical Programs

Directors

NameTitleEmployer
Nicholas Brehl, MEd., MLS (ASCP) CMAsstistant Clinical ProfessorIndiana University Medical Center
Carrie L. Carlson, MS, MLS(ASCP)Director, MLS ProgramVA Hines Hospital
Kristi Janson, MS Ed, MT(ASCP)Director, MLS ProgramIU Health Methodist Hospital
Rosemary Duda, B.S., MT (ASCP)Director, MLS ProgramFranciscan Health Hammond
Brian Goff, M.A., MT (ASCP)Director, MLS ProgramParkview Memorial Hospital
Traci Kraus, MA(Ed) MT(ASCP)Program DirectorSt. Elizabeth School of Medical Technology
DeAnne Maxwell, MBA, MLS(ASCP)cmMLS, Program DirectorFranciscan Health Indianapolis
Myden Fouts, M.S., MT (ASCP)Program DirectorGood Samaritan Hospital
Pam Ceja, MS, MT(ASCP)MLS, Program DirectorNorthShore University Health Systems– Evanston Hospital
Anna Weisbruch, MLS (ASCP)Interim Program DirectorOSF St. Francis Medical Center
Barbara Zingale, MSIT, MLS (ASCP)CMProgram DirectorCleveland Clinic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute
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