The Wichita State University Medical Laboratory Sciences program is a university-based program that culminates in a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Key Program Features

  • Condensed program length. The 17-month professional phase consists of 12 months of instruction on the WSU campus and 5 months clinical practice at a medical facility.
  • Flexible schedule. Students have flexible options such as full or part-time.
  • Career advancement. Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) with an Associate degree can enter program with advanced standing.
  • Prepare for graduate studies. This undergraduate degree is a spring board for graduate study in other health professions, such as Physician Assistant, Medical School and Pathology Assistant.
  • Clinical experience. Students complete clinical practice at one or more affiliated medical facilities located in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

Program FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions About the Program
Question Answer
Program Entry Point Fall and Spring
Program Length 17 months (12 month professional phase and 5 months clinical practice phase)
Study Plan Options Full & Part-time; All students must be full-time during the Clinical Practicum semester.
Application Deadline April 1st for Fall
November 1st for Spring
Class Size/Year 45-50
Percentage Accepted 70-80%
Minimum GPA to apply 2.50 overall; 2.00 or above on all program prerequisite courses

National Certifying Exam Pass Rate

95% (over last 3 years)
Graduation Rate 100% (over last 3 years)
Career Placement Rate 100% (over last 3 years)
Insurance Coverage

Health Insurance - All students are required to have coverage during professional program, but not required upon application.