Program Overview

With our partnership institutions, the Health Care Sciences and Services Department of Immaculata University offers a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health with a concentration in Medical Laboratory Science. You will receive a strong science and liberal arts background from IU and clinical instruction and didactic coursework from affiliate institutions, which will prepare you for positions within the health care industry.

Career Potential

Medical laboratory scientist positions are available in hospitals, freestanding medical laboratories, county and state health departments, and outpatient facilities and industry.

Employment of medical laboratory technologists and technicians is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Learn more about the career outlook for this field at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


To complete the program, you will take three years of allied health and liberal arts courses at Immaculata and then transition to the Medical Laboratory Science program at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences or Thomas Jefferson University. Upon successful completion of the program and a national certifying exam, you will be prepared to enter the health field as an entry-level medical laboratory scientist.

Admission Requirements

In addition to satisfying Immaculata's admission requirements, please ensure that you meet all admission requirements for the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences and its program or for Thomas Jefferson University.