Clinical Laboratory Sciences Undergraduate Program

Why study clinical laboratory sciences at Missouri State?

  • You’ll receive hands-on training during a 12-month clinical rotation in one of our four partner hospitals: Cox Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, North Kansas City Hospital, and Mercy Hospital St. Louis, sites that are fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS).
  • After you complete this NAACLS  program and pass the national registration exam, you will be a certified clinical laboratory scientist.
  • Three emphasis areas in microbiology, molecular diagnostics, and management allow you to tailor a program of study that is unique to your educational interests.
  • Adjunct faculty at clinical sites are:
    • Cox Medical Center South - Doug Hubbard, MT(ASCP)                                https://www.coxhealth.com/schools-education/school-medical-technology/
    • Mercy Hopsital Joplin School of Medical Lab Science - Karen Adkins, MA Ed., MT(ASCP) https://www.mercy.net/open-pages/school-of-medical-laboratory-science/
    • North Kansas City Hospital - Marisa K. James, MA, MLS(ASCP)CM                                 http://www.nkch.org/community/student-programs/school-of-clinical-laboratory/
    • Mercy Hospital St. Louis - Teresa A. Taff, MA(ASCP)SM                                        https://www.mercy.net/open-pages/school-of-clinical-laboratory-science/

Careers and Outcomes

Consider the options for lifetime success. A degree in clinical laboratory sciences opens doors in highly sought after fields including immunology, chemistry and microbiology.


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