The LSU Health Shreveport Medical Laboratory Science Program, leading to the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science degree, accepts students three times a year at the beginning of the fall, spring, and summer semesters. The standard educational track consists of 65 hours of pre-requisite courses that can be taken at any regionally accredited U.S. college or university with an additional 55 hours of professional courses that are completed at LSU Health Shreveport. This unique program pairs academic and clinical experience to prepare graduates for a vast array of exciting career options with one degree. Graduating from our NAACLS accredited program allows you to take the most desirable national certification exam: the Board of Certification of the American Society of Clinical Pathology. 

Hear from our students on why you should choose Medical Laboratory Science at LSU Health Shreveport.

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About the MLS Profession

Program at a Glance

Degree: Bachelor's
Accreditation: NAACLS
Program length: 15 months
Start term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Application: AHCAS

Residents of AR and TX are eligible for in-state tuition rates.




Medical Laboratory Science