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Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)

Formerly know as Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)

Admissions Update -

The cohort for the 2017-18 MLS program has been filled. The application window for the 2018-19 professional phase of the MLS program will be open from September 1 - December 31, 2017. 

MLS Information Session

The next MLS Information Session is scheduled for Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm.
This is an excellent opportunity to have your MLS questions answered, learn about the application process and tour the campus.
Please RSVP to deb.disko@oit.edu

Degree Offered: BS Medical Laboratory Science

CLS student in lab

Oregon Tech, in partnership with Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), offers a course of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science degree. Students take coursework that combines a rigorous competency-based science curriculum with community-sponsored clinical training.

Graduates are prepared to enter the medical laboratory science profession and to pursue career opportunities in various laboratory settings including medical, research, and public health. The MLS curriculum also provides a solid preparation for those who wish to pursue graduate school. Students who successfully complete the degree program are eligible to take the Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) national board certification examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

CLS 80 Years

Mission Statement

The mission of the Oregon Tech-OHSU Medical Laboratory Science Program is to educate, train, and graduate professionally competent and ethical individuals, committed to life-long learning, and who are prepared to meet current and future workplace challenges in medical laboratory science.


The MLS program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773-714-8880. Web contact at http://www.naacls.org/

Learn more about the critical importance of this profession

I Am a Medical Laboratory Scientist
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) video contest winner, created by the MLS students at Bowling Green State University.


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Contact Us

Deb Disko, Program Representative

Oregon Tech Division of Health Sciences
Department of Medical Laboratory Science
27500 SW Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

Program specific academic, non-academic and admission policies and protocols are available upon request.
Hands-on education for real-world achievement.

Oregon Tech Wilsonville
27500 SW Parkway Ave.
Wilsonville, OR 97070
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