Pre-Medical Laboratory Science

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Students desiring a career in medical laboratory science can complete approximately 90 credit hours at Morningside University which serves as a foundation for a clinical year of courses (40 credits) and practical lab experience. A Bachelor of Science degree is awarded when the student satisfies all Morningside requirements and passes the clinical year. Morningside University maintains affiliations with Sanford Medicine in Sioux Falls, accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Admission to these programs is competitive.


Pre-Medical Laboratory Science


A Great Fit For

  • Individuals looking to go to dental school
  • Someone with a passion for dentistry
  • Detailed oriented individuals
  • Students interested in biology or chemistry courses

Your Undergraduate Path

Typically, Morningside University students who identify as Pre-Medical Laboratory Science connect with the Sioux Falls Sanford MLS Program Director- Meredith Loosbrock ( who can talk with interested students. Be sure to consult with your Academic Adviser, Faculty Adviser, or an adviser at the school or college of medical laboratory science that you plan to attend. 

Typical Plan of Study

  • Two Semesters of Biology
  • Two Semesters of General/Inorganic Chemistry
  • Two Semesters of Organic Chemistry
  • Two Semesters of Physics
  • Math


Typically, students at Morningside University who identify as Pre-Medical Laboratory Science major in Biology and/or Chemistry and then add appropriate prerequisites.


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