Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, includes two baccalaureate and one master of science degree programs.

Medical Laboratory Sciences, BS

The bachelor of science program with medical technology emphasis is a "2+2" curriculum in which pre-MLS students complete two years of prerequisite science and general education courses, followed by two years of professional courses at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and clinical laboratory facilities in the community. For additional information, please contact an MLS advisor at

MLS, Cytotechnology, BS

The bachelor of science program with cytotechnology emphasis is a "3+1" model. Three years of prerequisite course work are followed by one year of professional courses. For additional information, contact Michael P. Berry, SCTCM(ASCP)MBCM, program director at 801-583-2787, ext. 2327, or by email at Berrymc [[@]] The Cytotechnologist Program will not be accepting applications for the 2018- 2019 academic year. Further updates are expected to be posted here this Fall.

Master of Science in Laboratory Medicine and Biomedical Science

The master of science program is primarily a research track that also emphasizes scientific data review and interpretation, communication, and technical writing skills. Students choose an area or specialization in a clinical or research laboratory to complete their research project and thesis. Contact Diana Wilkins at 801-587-1242 or by email at