Medical Laboratory Science

College of Health Sciences

Welcome to the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Program at Dixie State University. Medical Laboratory Science is a vast and dynamic field where highly educated and trained scientists perform analyses and interpret results in the clinical laboratory and related fields. The medical laboratory scientist receives didactic instruction and practical experience in clinical chemistry, toxicology, hematology, immunohematology, immunology, hemostasis, microbiology, and body fluid analyses. Employment opportunities include hospital laboratories, research and reference laboratories, universities, veterinary laboratories, forensic laboratories, blood centers, government institutes, biomedical laboratories, and biotechnology firms. Dixie State University offers a BS degree in MLS where graduates will be eligible to sit for the national Board of Certification (BOC) Exam through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). We invite you to explore our website and profession where critical thinkers and dynamic technology flourish.