Careers in Medical Laboratory Sciences


The career outlook for those with a B.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences is excellent. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the field are expected to grow faster than average through 2026. Over 80 percent of our program’s alumni are working in the field within six months of graduation ­– many have jobs waiting for them upon graduation.

Medical laboratory scientists work in hospital labs and many other settings including:

  • Research labs
  • Blood banks
  • Public health (state and community) departments
  • Environmental testing laboratories
  • Physician’s offices
  • Veterinary and zoo laboratories
  • Forensics (state and municipal crime labs)
  • Education
  • Health administration (as lab mangers, directors, quality assurance and safety officers and computer operations managers)
  • Consulting
  • Infection control
  • Sales and marketing (biomedical equipment and supply companies, pharmaceutical companies)