What will I learn?

Medical Laboratory Science is a focused discipline employing and designing a wide variety of laboratory tests on body fluids and tissues in order to determine the presence or absence of disease, monitor a patient's response to therapy and/or aid in the prevention of illness and maintenance of health. The Biology - Medical Laboratory Science major at Cleveland State University provides education in the fundamentals of modern biology and training in current laboratory skills focused on human health and disease.

WHAT CAREERS CAN THIS MAJOR PREPARE YOU FOR?

A BS in Biology - Medical Laboratory Science will prepare you for a variety of jobs as a Medical Laboratory Scientist in: hospital laboratories, commercial reference laboratories, private laboratories, public health laboratories, clinics, research centers, industrial sales, and public relations. Additionally, a BS in Biology-Medical Laboratory Science will prepare you to move on to a variety of MS and PhD programs.

WHAT SKILLS ARE DEVELOPED WITHIN THIS MAJOR?

Skills developed within this major include but are not limited to: in-depth knowledge of biology focused on biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology and immunology as well as a working knowledge of chemistry and math, critical thinking and analysis, experimental design, communication, time management, and problem-solving.

Which department am I in?

College of Sciences and Health Professions

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$16,904.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected December 2021

Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Sciences and Health Professions

2351 Euclid Avenue,

Science and Research Bld, Room 353,

CLEVELAND,

Ohio,

44115, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

The following admission requirements apply to students who have not completed any college-level course work after completing secondary school.

Cumulative secondary school GPA equivalent to a 2.3 on the US grading scale

Meet minimum test score requirements:

TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based): 78 and at least 17 in each section

TOEFL PBT (Paper-Based): 550

IELTS: 6.0 and at least 5.0 in each section

PTE (Pearsons Test of English): 50

Application Deadlines: Fall Semester - July 21; Spring Semester - December 10

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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