The Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) curriculum requires 90 credit hours (basic requirements and major requirements) at K-State and the completion of 30 hours (one year) 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 grade point average of 2.5 in both overall coursework and the required science courses. After completion of all the requirements for the bachelor’s degree in MLS, students are eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC), which is the gold standard in certification for MLS professionals.
In addition to the College of Arts and Sciences Basic Requirements, the following courses are required: