Application Guide Checklist

To be eligible for admission into the Medical Laboratory Sciences professional program, the applicant must be accepted by Wichita State University (WSU) and have completed or be in the process of completing all general education and pre-professional requirements (all preprofessional courses must be completed with a grade of 2.0 (C) or better). An overall GPA of 2.5 or above and a WSU GPA of 2.0 or higher are required for admission to the program.

Review the criteria for admissions in the Medical Laboratory Sciences professional program. Application for admission into WSU should name Medical Laboratory Sciences as the field of study.

Please apply in the semester in which you will complete general education and pre-professional prerequisites. Admission to the professional program is determined by the Admissions Committee of the Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Please complete the application by:

  • April 1 for fall admission
  • November 1 for spring admission

_____ Apply for Admission to Wichita State University (available on-line), if not already a WSU student

Required for Application for the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program:

_____ Application* for the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program (online application)
Note: Be prepared to write an explanation why you want to become a medical laboratory professional

_____ Three references*: two from individuals who know your science abilities (science professors or employers in clinical or sciencebased services), and one personal reference. References from family will not be accepted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to request and ensure that three references are submitted as part of the application. Please request that references use the online reference form.

_____ Official transcripts from ALL Colleges or Universities attended

*Application and reference forms are online:

Online MLS application

Online reference form

Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
Wichita State University, Ahlberg Hall, Room 107
1845 Fairmount, Box 43
Wichita, Kansas 67260-0043

*Official transcripts should be requested to be sent to:

Wichita State University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
1845 Fairmount
Box 124
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
Email: admissions@wichita.edu

Application material will be reviewed by the Admission Committee shortly after the application submission deadline. Applications may be reviewed after the deadline for available openings. Notification for new spring admits will be after December 1st and for new fall admits will be after May 1st.

Upon acceptance, you will receive a Letter of Acceptance, requesting a $100 deposit fee to reserve your place in the program; a form to be completed stating that you accept the offer; directions for the background check; and form for submission of health information. The deposit will be used toward required program tuition for the first professional semester. Acceptance of the offer must be made within
two weeks of the offer in order to reserve your place in the program.

In accordance with the directives of the Americans with Disabilities Act, students must inform the department within two weeks of any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure that special needs necessary for learning are met.

Please contact Diana Cochran-Black, program director, at (316) 978-5657 or diana.cochran@wichita.edu with comments or questions.

Thank you for considering the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program.