For students seeking a career in Medical Laboratory Sciences or pre-medical tracks
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLS), sometimes referred to as medical technologists (MT) or medical laboratory technicians (MLT), are vital members of the healthcare team who play a central role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Laboratory Scientists appreciate investigative work and problem solving, and are counted on to provide physicians with information critical to the successful diagnosis and treatment of patients. Medical laboratory scientists and technicians are employed by hospitals, clinics, research facilities, universities and in lab-related commercial industry.
For Laboratory Professionals seeking to advance their career in Medical Laboratory Sciences
Our on-campus MLS students are involved in a wide variety of undergraduate research projects, ranging from using molecular biology to identify virulence factors in bacteria to validating clinical instruments that detect antibodies in blood samples.
Weber State University
Marriott Health Bldg. Room 208
9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Why Choose Weber?
NAACLS Accredited AAS and BS programs
Certification rates well above national average
MLT certification pass rate for 2015-16: 97.5%
MLS certification pass rate for 2015-16: 88%
Online program students receive Utah resident tuition rates