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Put your love for science to work with a career in Medical Laboratory Science—one of the nation’s fastest growing fields.

A Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Centenary University will prepare you for employment in hospitals, forensic labs, and industrial research facilities. Demand for trained professionals with hands-on experience in this field is skyrocketing. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts that job opportunities will expand up to 13%, with 42,700 more jobs to fill by 2026.

Hot Field

Centenary University’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science is the only one of its kind in northwestern New Jersey. Our outstanding academic program and our location present great opportunities for student internships and careers. Centenary University partners with Atlantic Healthcare—one of the state’s largest employers in the industry with four hospitals and numerous laboratories in the area. You’ll complete your clinicals at labs boasting some of the world’s most cutting-edge technology. Plus, New Jersey is home to the largest concentration of biotechnology and pharmaceutical labs in the country.

Broad-Based Curriculum

Healthcare employers seek problem-solvers who can draw conclusions from a deep background in various scientific disciplines. At Centenary University, all of our science majors—including those specializing in Medical Laboratory Science—explore diverse fields including microbiology, immunology, genetics, chemistry, ecology, and more. In addition, an internship is part of every science major’s curriculum. Your degree in Medical Laboratory Science will provide you with the academic and experiential skills to hit the ground running in a career, right after graduation.


Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Medical Laboratory Science

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Financial Aid

Being able to pay for attending college is no easy task. Located in the Seay Building, the Office of Financial Aid offers assistance to you and your parents to ensure that you have the financial resources to focus on your education.

Pre-Professional Advising

If you are majoring in any of the Biology degrees and plan to follow a medical, dental, veterinary or other health-related program, the Pre-Professional Advising Committee can provide you with insightful evaluation and written recommendation.