The medical laboratory science curriculum requires 90 credit hours (basic requirements and major requirements) at K-State and the completion of 30 hours of clinical training at one of two affiliated hospitals in Kansas City: North Kansas City Hospital or Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City. Both sites are NAACLS accredited. Admission into the clinical portion of the training is competitive and acceptance is not guaranteed. Students are expected to have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for both overall work and for the required science courses. After completion of all the requirements for the bachelor’s degree in MLS, students are eligible to sit for the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC).
In addition to the general requirements for a bachelor’s degree in the College of Arts and Sciences, the following courses are required: