Medical Laboratory Science


Fast Facts

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.M.L.S)
Length: 11 months
Program Start: Fall semester (Student Laboratory May-August)
Spots Available: 30 (Between all campuses & clinical sites)
Campus Location: Kearney & Omaha
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Application Open: August 1, 2020
Application Close: October 5, 2020
Interviews: November & December 2020 (tentatively)

70-80% of all medical decisions are based on the precise results of the Medical Laboratory Scientist.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS). The MLS Program is well established and combines a strong curriculum with a clinical component that prepares individuals to sit for MLS/MT national certification exams.


“My experience in the CAHP MLS Program was life changing. The instructors provided me with the tools and knowledge to leave me feeling confident in my field upon entering the work field. If I had to sum up this program and school in a few words, I would say, ‘building dependable, confident professionals for the future of health care.’” - J. Clark, graduate


Nebraska Promise - Nebraska Promise is a University of Nebraska expanded financial aid program which guarantees eligible undergraduate students will have up to 30 credit hours of tuition per year paid in grant and scholarship aid. It replaces the tuition guarantee program previously known as Collegebound Nebraska. The program is available to undergraduate nursing, dental hygiene, and allied health professions students meeting the Nebraska Promise eligibility criteria. It does not apply to students seeking a second bachelor’s degree. Other grants