Students are selected for admission to the School of Medical Laboratory Science on the basis of college performance, aptitude for medical laboratory science, interest, motivation, character and Mississippi residency. Student, faculty and employment selection practices are non-discriminatory with respect to race, color, creed, sex, age, disability and national origin.
A maximum of six students per year may be accepted, at the discretion of the program officials. There is no set number of students accepted from each educational affiliate. No advanced placement is offered at MBMC in the School of Medical Laboratory Science. Once a student is admitted to the program, the student must abide by all hospital employee handbook guidelines.
All applicants must initially meet one of the following criteria:
1. Completion of a baccalaureate degree or higher prior to the start of the program, OR2. Current enrollment at one of the program’s academic affiliates with eligibility for a baccalaureate degree, from the respective university, upon successful completion of the MLS program.
All applicants must also meet the following admission criteria. Any and all applicants who have met the minimum admission requirements, including GRE and TOEFL exam scores, seven or more years prior to application must complete additional academic work before qualifying. All “updated” academic work must be approved by the Program Director.
An applicant who has obtained a degree outside of the United States must also meet the following criteria:
Students accepted into the MLS program must successfully complete all MBMC pre-employment activities, including a criminal background check and drug screen, prior to the start of the program.
The application deadline is December 15 for entrance into the class that begins the following August. If the regular class is not filled, students may be admitted at other times during the year at the discretion of program officials.
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