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Medical Laboratory Science

Earn a degree that can allow you to work anywhere in the world. Use your clinical science knowledge and hands-on experience to change the way we see medicine.

From collecting data to analyzing laboratory results, students in York College’s Medical Laboratory Science program are gaining the skills they need to make an impact in the world of medicine. Whether you see yourself developing new medications for the pharmaceutical industry, conducting medical research in a hospital lab, or finding new ways to bring comfort to animals through veterinary studies – York College can give you the tools to get there.

Our students spend three years of classroom experience at the college before diving into a year of a clinical study at an area hospital. With the guidance of our experienced faculty and the technical skills learned on the job, our graduates go on to pursue challenging careers.

Emily Zelger, a Medical Lab Science major at York College, at the York Hospital Microbiology Lab.
Emily, a Medical Lab Science major at York College, has interned at the York Hospital Microbiology Lab for two years.
York College students working in a lab.

Your future in Medical Laboratory Science

York College’s Medical Laboratory Science graduates have started their careers with the Centers for Disease Control, in hospital laboratories or with the military. We also have affiliations set up with Wellspan York Hospital and Reading Hospital. What can you do with this degree? Laboratory positions are available for many potential employers, including:
  • Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Health
  • Department of Agriculture Laboratories
  • Doctors' Offices, Hospital /Medical Research/Independent Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical industry, public health service laboratories
  • Military, veterinary laboratories, and more
Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Medical Lab and Respiratory are all Allied Health degrees at York College

Interested in a career in medicine? Health Professions

Our cross-disciplinary Health Professions program runs in coordination with Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences departments. It offers hands-on, clinical lab experience in professional areas distinct from medicine, dentistry, and nursing, with nearby York Hospital offering the perfect setting to learn.

Program Requirements

Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation
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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

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Medical Laboratory Science
Bobbi Patton, Coordinator
Appell Life Sciences, 219
Phone: 717.815.1263

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