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Medical Laboratory Science - Admissions

Generally, 35-40 students are admitted annually. Applicants from collaborating academic institutions receive first consideration for admission.

Requirements

Students from collaborating NJ Colleges and Universities seeking admission to the Medical Laboratory Science Program as the professional component of the joint Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science (BS in CLS) degree program click here for prerequisite courses.

All other applicants must meet the following requirements: 

  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from a US accredited academic institution. If the baccalaureate degree is from a foreign country, then it must be evaluated as equivalent with a US baccalaureate degree.

  • Complete the required basic science courses listed below :
 
Human Anatomy & Physiology with lab (4-8 credits)
Cell Biology (3-4 credits)
Microbiology (4 credits)
Immunology (3 - 4 credits)
General Chemistry (8 credits)
Organic Chemistry (4 credits)
Biochemistry with lab (4 credits)
Statistics (3 credits)
Precalculus (3 credits)
 

Recommended:

Molecular Biology

Genetics

http://shp.rutgers.edu/dept/CLS/MLS/admissions.html

Survey courses in these sciences do not meet the requirement.

Achieve an overall grade point average of 2.85(A=4.0) and grades of C or better in all required science courses.
  • Achieve a minimum of 79/80 on the Internet-based TOEFL exam (Test of English as a Foreign Language) if the applicant's native language is not English.  

 

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