Medical Laboratory Science Program

Phone: (732)-923-7367; FAX: (732)-923-7355

ACCREDITATION: National Accreditation by N.A.A.C.L.S. through 2019
FACULTY: 31 Technical Personnel, 15 Physicians, 4 Other
ESTABLISHED: November 7, 1954 by Asher Yaguda, M.D., Medical Director
TERM: August to August, Class Capacity: Ten


  • 253 Lectures in 11 Months
  • 9 Holidays, Spring Break.
  • First Semester: 6 month didactic instruction beginning in September.
  • Second Semester: 6 month clinical instruction beginning in February.
  • There is one-to-one training at the bench during Clinical Rotations.
  • Students must have at least a Baccalaureate Degree (BS) or have attained 95 credits in Medical Laboratory Science at an Affiliated College or University.
  • Students will earn 32 credits at MMC and receive a BS from the Affiliated Institution upon Graduation.
  • National Registry Graduate Pass Rate (ASCP-BOC) 3 year cumulative: 100%.
  • Program Gradation Rate: 100%
  • Program Attrition Rate: 0%
  • Graduate Placement Rate: 100%

Note: (2010) There is only one National Exam: MLS (ASCP)CM: Medical Laboratory Scientist

CURRICULUM: Clinical Chemistry, Endocrinology, Clinical Microbiology, Transfusion Service, Renal Physiology & Body Fluids, Immunology, Serology, Electrophoresis, Toxicology, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Computer Operations, Clinical Hematology, Hemostasis, Laboratory Management, Educational Methodologies, Clinical Rotations

STUDENT TO LECTURER RATIO: 6:1 Didactic; 1:1 Clinical Rotations

STUDENT RECORDS: Records of current students and of graduates are kept in the office of the Program Director.

FEES: Deposit $500.00, Tuition + Textbooks: $ 5,500.00.


  • To provide an education to qualified candidates without regard to race, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, marital status, physical handicap, or liability for military service.
  • To provide a structured approach to the study of the pathology of various disease states as they relate to laboratory results as well as extensive training in the technical aspects of performing these analyses.
  • To provide an atmosphere of integrity and professionalism in which to prepare the student for his/her role within the health care system.
  • To develop and foster such affective behaviors as professional conduct and interpersonal communication skills with patients, laboratory staff, other health care professionals, and the public.
  • To observe and practice safety at all times and to respect the rights of patients and hold confidential all laboratory results.
  • To provide ongoing Continuing Education Programs and Materials to Students, Staff Members, and other Clinical Professionals.
  • To represent the Interests of the Department of Pathology on all in services within and outside the Laboratory.


Download the Medical Laboratory Science Program Application (PDF)