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Biomedical Laboratory Science

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The biomedical laboratory science major is designed to prepare students for careers in a variety of laboratory settings or to pursue graduate or advanced professional education. The clinical laboratory experience required for national certification as a laboratory professional is not included in this program. 

Students desiring certification are responsible for securing accredited clinical experiences subsequent to completion of the degree requirements. The Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program will assist students in seeking and gaining placements. 

Students may also complete this major through Lyman Briggs College


Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of lab sciences, biology and communication. 

Alumni work at: 

  • Hospitals
  • Commercial and academic research laboratories
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Federal, state and local health departments
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Medical schools
  • Health care agencies

Alumni work as: 

  • Clinical technicians
  • Histology technicians
  • Patient correspondents
  • Phlebotomists
  • Vascular technologists
  • Educators
  • Biological scientists

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