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The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science is offered in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. Medical laboratory technologists are healthcare professionals who aid in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and monitoring of disease by testing blood, urine, body fluids and tissue. There are five disciplines in Medical Laboratory Science / Technology: Clinical Biochemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Transfusion Science and Histotechnology.
Those wishing to enrol in the BSc Medical Laboratory Science program must complete a pre-professional year before applying for admission. Students should take these courses as one year of full-time study. Preference will be given to those students who have completed the required 30 credits in one academic year. An applicant may not benefit from additional postsecondary courses. A minimum of 2.7 is required in pre-professional course work.
*Admission to professional programs is very competitive. Students are advised to confirm pre-professional requirements prior to registering for classes. An Academic Advisor can assist them with their course selection.
** Due to the nature of this program, students need to meet with an Academic Advisor or Faculty Advisor for course registration. The instructor for BI2070 may need to sign off for students to register in this course.
Application Deadline is March 1. Applicants to the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science are advised to check the website: uab.ca/MLS or email firstname.lastname@example.org for updated information.