The Bachelor of Science program in the Medical Laboratory Sciences Department has two curriculum tracks:
TRACK I is for those who intend to work as clinical laboratory scientists or who intend to apply to physician assistant or other graduate schools. Upon graduation, you will first take a national certification exam that will qualify you to work in a hospital or clinic laboratory settings. Positions are also available in industrial labs, education, medical sales, medical research, forensics, medical administration, cytology, histology, etc. Average starting salaries for BS graduates in hospital laboratories begin around $52,000.
TRACK II contains pre-professional course requirements (3 upper division courses). If you are planning to apply to medical, dental, or veterinary schools, this track will prepare you for your continuing education and ever upward goals.