Admission

Medical Laboratory Science Program

Medical Laboratory Science Program

To be eligible for Monmouth Medical Center’s John A. Mihok MLS Program, students must have at least a Baccalaureate Degree (BS) or have attained ≥90 credits in Medical Laboratory Science / Medical Technology at an affiliated college or university.

For students currently enrolled in a MLS Baccalaureate program (3+1):
Prerequisite course work is determined by the affiliate university/college and must be completed prior to starting the MLS Program at Monmouth Medical Center. A letter or email confirming completion will be requested from the affiliate college/university’s program director. Upon successful completion of our program, these students are awarded thirty-two (32) credits to fulfill the remaining requirements for a baccalaureate degree in Medical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology at the affiliate university.

For students who already have a baccalaureate (4+1):
Students with a baccalaureate degree in biology, chemistry, or related science, must meet Monmouth Medical Center MLS Program admission requirements. These include a minimum of 16 credits in Biological Sciences and 16 in Chemistry.
Program course prerequisites:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Statistics

Students who have not completed the prerequisites noted above may apply, however cannot begin the MLS Program until these courses are completed.

International Students with degrees earned outside the United States must have their transcript(s) evaluated from an evaluation agency listed on the American Society For Clinical pathology website, preferably the World Education Services.

A cumulative G.P.A. of 2.95 is required with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.95 in science courses. Each transcript will be reviewed by the Program Director and Applicant Review Committee.