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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.

 

Programs

 

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
Ogden, Utah
801-626-6118

Monday- Friday
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