Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, includes two baccalaureate and one master of science degree programs.
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 contact Takara Blamires, M.S., MLS(ASCP)CM, Associate Program Director and Advisor at (801) 585-9456 or by email at takara.blamires (at) path.utah.edu.
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, CT(ASCP), program director at (801) 583-2787, ext. 2327, or by email at Berrymc [[@]] aruplab.com.
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 email@example.com.