Student Admissions

Requirements

AHCAS 2019-2020 application opens: September 5, 2019

Medical Lab Science - Admission Dates (2019-2020)

Application Term

Application Deadline*

Classes begin

Spring 2020

October 15, 2019

January 6, 2020

Summer 2020

January 15, 2020

May 18, 2020

Fall 2020

June 1, 2020

August 17, 2020

*Deadline for complete AHCAS applications: e-submitted, payment received, and all transcripts received.


The following are minimum admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science Program:

1. Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
2. Grade of "C" or better in required pre-requisite courses.
3. Pre-requisite courses earned from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university by the first day of class: 
Required Prerequisite Courses
Hours 
English (Composition) 6
Chemistry (General / Inorganic Lecture and Laboratory) 8
Organic Chemistry OR Biochemistry (200 level) 3

Mathematics (College Algebra or above)
Recommended: Algebra and Statistics (Statistics must be from Math Department)

6
Biology (Consecutive Lecture and Laboratory for Science Majors) 8
Microbiology (Lecture and Laboratory) 4
Science Elective

Recommended: upper level (200 level or higher) Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Pathogenic Microbiology, or Biochemistry

3

General Electives
Recommended: Communications, Technical Writing, Education, or Management

9

Fine Arts Electives
Recommended: Art, Dance, Music, or Theater

3

Humanities
Recommended: History, English, Philosophy, or Religious Studies.

9
Social Science 6
 TOTAL 65
4. After initial processing of applications, selected applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.
5. Accepted students must certify that they meet the technical standards established by the program with or without reasonable accommodations. 

 

Prospective students interested in a pre-requisite course check are invited to email unofficial college transcripts to the Program Director, Stephanie Blackburn, MHS, MLS(ASCP)CM at sblack@lsuhsc.edu.

How to Apply

AHCAS 2019-2020 application opens: September 5, 2019

Medical Lab Science - Admission Dates (2019-2020)

Application Term

Application Deadline*

Classes begin

Spring 2020

October 15, 2019

January 6, 2020

Summer 2020

January 15, 2020

May 18, 2020

Fall 2020

June 1, 2020

August 17, 2020

*Deadline for complete AHCAS applications: e-submitted, payment received, and all transcripts received.


To complete an application for admission to Medical Laboratory Science Program, submit the following materials via AHCAS by the deadline:

1. Complete an online application through the Allied Health Centralized Application Service (AHCAS).

a. The AHCAS application fee is $95.00 for the first program applied to and $40.00 for each additional program. 

2. Official transcripts from all college-level institutions ever attended (including high school dual enrollment) sent to AHCAS:

a. Your registrar should mail your paper transcripts to the following address:

AHCAS Transcript Verification Department
P.O. Box 9127
Watertown, MA 02471


b. AHCAS only accepts electronic transcripts from Credentials Solutions, Parchment, and National Student Clearinghouse. If your school does not offer these services, your transcript must be sent by mail

c. Please read the Transcript FAQ’s before submitting your application.

3. Two letters of reference completed by instructors or supervisors via the AHCAS Evaluation portal. 
4. Resume uploaded to the Documents section of the AHCAS application. 

 

***Applicants should send all above materials directly to AHCAS. Applicants should NOT send any application documents directly to the Medical Lab Science program or LSU Health Shreveport.

Medical Laboratory Science


CONTACT

Student Admissions Office
(318) 813-2908
ShvAHStudentAffairs@lsuhsc.edu

Medical Laboratory Science
Department Office

Emily Jusselin, MLS Coordinator
ehear1@lsuhsc.edu
(318) 813-2910