The Medical Laboratory Science Program at Wayne State University is accredited by:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)

5600 N. River Road Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: 773-714-8880
Fax: 773-714-8886

During the past three years, 100% of Wayne State University Medical Laboratory Science (CLS) program students had jobs in the field within three months of graduation.


The Medical Laboratory Science program provides educational programs to help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in the clinical laboratory. The program engages in scholarship and research appropriate to this mission and fosters collaborative relationships with health care partners and the community. Part of the Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the program fully supports the mission statements of the department and college.

Student Learning Outcomes

Medical Laboratory Science program graduates will:

  • Demonstrate entry-level knowledge necessary to perform the full range of clinical laboratory testing.

  • Apply principles and practices of professional conduct.

  • Apply safety regulations and standards as appropriate to clinical laboratory science.

  • Communicate appropriately with members of the health care team.

  • Apply principles and practices of management and supervision as appropriate to clinical laboratory science.

  • Utilize education methodologies and terminology sufficient to train/educate users and providers of laboratory services.

  • Apply principles and practices of clinical study design, implementation, and dissemination of results.