Admissions Materials - Medical Laboratory Sciences ATC

The Dale Mabry campus offers the Advanced Technology Certificate (ATC) for Medical Laboratory Science (MLS). This is a 16-month program comprised of 44 credits.

The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS). 5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720 Rosemont IL  60018-5119; Phone: 773.714.8880; Fax: 773.714.8886; 

The program is a post-Baccalaureate (4 + 1) Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) for Medical Laboratory Science. Applicants must have obtained a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university in Biology and/or Chemistry by the application deadline, including:

  • 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology),
  • 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry),
  • 1 semester (1 quarter) of mathematics

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 in undergraduate coursework.

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

Applicants employed by certain local communities of interest will be given selection priority over other applicants. They must indicate their employer on the Health Sciences application, and an original, signed letter of recommendation from the immediate healthcare supervisor, on letterhead, must also be attached to the application to be eligible for selection priority admission based on employment. 

Fall Application Deadline: May 15