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Arizona State University, USA, Tempe

Applied Science (Medical Laboratory Science), Bachelor

  • Applied Science (Medical Laboratory Science), Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type


Indicative Fees

AUD 34,284

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The BAS in medical laboratory sciences is designed to provide the academic knowledge and professional skills to allow students to advance their employment opportunities within the field of medical technology, cytology, clinical laboratory science and related areas.

Career Opportunities

From the GPS navigation system that maps a destination within seconds to the text you send on your cell phone, inventions from applied science abound and have permanently changed society. Applied science is basically putting scientific knowledge to practical use. Graduates of associate degree programs in applied science find jobs as technicians, drafters and engineers. They also land jobs in health care as therapists and technicians.

Course Overview

Medical laboratory scientists, also known as clinical laboratory scientists, are highly skilled professionals who perform analytical tests on blood, tissue and body fluids to provide laboratory information for the detection, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. They work independently and have skills and knowledge that are greater in depth and breadth compared to medical laboratory technicians, who typically are graduates of a two-year or community college program. There also is a growing trend for medical laboratory scientists to perform wellness laboratory testing aimed at preventing disease.


Programme Structure Courses include: General Chemistry Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers College Mathematics or higher Fundamental Organic Chemistry Public Speaking Microbiology Applied Biosciences: Biotechnology Clinical Chemistry

Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements gain admission to Phoenix College complete program application, which should include: student information course work immunizations basic life support/CPR Fingerprint Clearance Card health declaration experience in medical laboratory sciences employment observation verification references review checklist and sign Freshmen must have a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Transfer students must have a minimum 2.50 GPA (a "C+" or better where "A"=4.00) from a college or university. Some ASU programs require a minimum transfer GPA of 3.00, including the W. P. Carey School of Business and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

English Entry Requirement

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Contact Details

Arizona State University


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