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Laboratory Science

Post-Baccalaureate Medical Laboratory Science

If you’re thinking about working in healthcare, UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Medical Laboratory Science Program can help you achieve your goal. Our Medical Laboratory Science Program helps educate, train, and graduate professionally competent, ethical individuals committed to lifelong learning and prepared to meet current and future workplace challenges in medical laboratory science.

Students who complete the three-semester program are eligible to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology certification exam, required for work in many clinical diagnostic laboratories, and will be prepared to demonstrate:

  • Competency to perform a full range of testing in contemporary medical labs
  • Proficiency to problem-solve, troubleshoot, interpret results, use statistical approaches to evaluate data, and participate in developing and evaluating test systems and interpretive algorithms
  • Professional conduct as a member of the healthcare team
  • Effective communication skills to ensure accurate and appropriate information transfer
  • Administrative knowledge of quality assurance, quality improvement, laboratory education, fiscal resource management/operations, information management, and clinical decision making
  • Application of safety and governmental standards as applied to medical laboratory practice

Call 802-656-3811 or email MLRS@uvm.edu for more information.

Also available from UVM:  Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Career Spotlight

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is a 42-credit online graduate program that helps you explore public health and policy issues while gaining a strong foundation in population health sciences. Our program leads to a Generalist MPH degree focused on excellence in Environmental Public Health; Quantitative Public Health Sciences; and Health Policy, Leadership, and Advocacy.

You can complete the program in two years (full-time) or up to five years (part-time). Whether you want to learn more about public health issues or seek a career in health care, research, or public health, our program can help further your goals by teaching you to: