University of Alberta

Medical Laboratory Science

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Medicine and Dentistry
Field of Study:Laboratory Medicine
Description:This is a degree-completion program for medical laboratory technologists who already hold a general certification from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science. If you do not already hold CSMLS certification, please see the BSc in Medical Laboratory Science Program.

The BSc in MLS degree program, offered by the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is designed to provide a broad and well-rounded education allowing MLTs opportunities for advanced study in laboratory medicine disciplines as well as research. This can aid in career advancement or provide the foundation for further study.

URL:Medical Laboratory Science at University of Alberta
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
This program does not allow admission directly from high school.

In order to be eligible for admission to the post-professional certificate degree completion program applicants must have: successfully completed the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) General Certificate, and within the last five years have either completed CSMLS general certification or have related work experience.

Applicants are also required to have: Official transcripts from technical institutes and clinical training sites, CSMLS certification, and other postsecondary institutions are also required; and a letter indicating history of employment as a medical technologist with particular attention paid to the description of the type of work in which the applicant was involved. In this letter a statement of career goals and reasons for seeking admission to the BSc program in Medical Laboratory Science should be included.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 24, 2020

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