Many graduates of the Clinical Lab Sciences degree program gain immediate employment.
The Clinical Laboratory Sciences degree program provides a high quality education in biomedical and laboratory sciences.
Students take a robust core of basic and applied sciences, combined with multiple hands-on laboratory courses, and then choose between two options:
All students must complete a basic core of science courses in Anatomy and Physiology, Physiological Chemistry, and Basic Clinical Microbiology.
To learn about degree requirements for the Clinical and Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) options, visit the UMass Lowell online Academic Catalog.
For admissions information, visit the UML admissions site:
Students from other majors within the College of Health Sciences may use the Clinical Sciences Minor to deepen their understanding in areas that can lead to professional specialization and career advancement. The minor courses are also highly recommended for students who plan to pursue graduate studies.
Students interested in the Clinical Sciences Minor must apply to the Department for authorization and present 18 credits in the minor field with at least six credits obtained from select upper division courses.
The Department of Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences prepares students to work in biotechnology, biomedical device and pharmaceutical firms, medical and research laboratories, hospitals and public health agencies. Watch student testimonials in this video.