2023-24 University Catalog 
    
    Apr 24, 2024  
2023-24 University Catalog

Medical Laboratory Science, Degree Completion, BS


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Certified Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) with an associate degree, currently working in the field, seeking a bachelor’s degree in MLS from Oregon Tech will be able to complete the degree entirely online while continuing to work.   MLT certified students have mastered much of the basic laboratory skills in their associate degree MLT program.  The online program will not include the student laboratory practices performed on campus.  Instead, students completing online coursework, will complete assigned competencies and/or projects at the affiliated laboratory site they are working.  The following allowances are available for these students.
  • Students will be allowed to be full or part-time students
  • Credit for Prior Experiential Learning up to 31 upper division credits (via Credit for National Registry or Licensure Exam).

Graduation Requirements

BS MLS degree students must complete 180 quarter credits hours, maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00, and earn a grade of “C” or better in all professional program courses (MLS) as prescribed by the curriculum outline.

Courses Granted for MLT Certification


Program Pre-Requisites


  • Credit Hours: 4
  • 24 credit hours of 200 level Biology* including a Microbiology and Immunology course
  • 24 credit hours 200 level Chemistry*
  • 1 course in Statistics
  • *Some 100 level MLT courses may meet this requirement. Please see MLS advisor for transcript review.

General Education


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