University of North Dakota

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Medical Laboratory Science


University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of the Master of Science Medical Laboratory Science (MS, MLS) program at the University of North Dakota is to generate and disseminate an advanced scholarly curriculum through distance and on-campus courses to baccalaureate degreed, certified medical laboratory science professionals throughout the state, nation, and world. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for leadership roles in education, consulting, and healthcare administration. Goal 1: Work independently utilizing critical thinking and problem solving skills to effectively communicate the responsibilities of the clinical laboratory in-patient care management to all participants of the healthcare team. Goal 2: Apply theories of laboratory management including financial, quality, and personnel management. Goal 3: Demonstrate knowledge of advanced scholarly curriculum that encompasses the scope of practice in medical laboratory science. Goal 4: Demonstrate effective communication skills, both oral and written, across multiple topics or disciplines.


UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditations at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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