If you are interested in supporting the medical field from behind the scenes, Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) is for you! The MLS program prepares students with an interest in medicine to be medical lab technicians.

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Affiliation Program

Southwestern Adventist University has partnered with Tarleton State University here in Texas and Andrews University in Michigan to give students the opportunity to train for 14 months in state of the art facilities either locally or in the beautiful Great Lakes Region!

General Education Requirements

To view general education requirements for this major please visit the catalog.

 

Careers
MLS technicians are in very high demand with almost all graduates being placed in a job immediately after graduation.

In addition to having an abundance of career opportunities in the labs, a MLS degree is the perfect stepping stone for someone who may eventually want to study medicine.

Sample Job Titles
Medical Technologist
Medical Tech Lab Scientist
MLS – Trauma Tech

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Careers

Biology is the most common degree of medical professionals.  Most biology students go on to graduate or professional school to become physicians, dentists, therapists, pharmacists, researchers, etc.  Others become educators, entrepreneurs, or technicians in biotech, academic, or government positions.  

 

Sample Job Titles

  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Veterinarian
  • Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Technician
  • Researcher
  • Entrepreneur
  • Teacher

98%
of our Biology graduates
are working in a field they
enjoy.

Faculty Profiles

Arthur Schwarz, PhD

Biological Sciences
Associate Professor
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Arthur Chadwick, PhD

Biological Sciences
Research Professor
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Peter McHenry, PhD

Biological Sciences
Associate Professor/Department Chair
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Amy McHenry, PhD

Biological Sciences
Associate Professor/Honors Director
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Jared Wood, PhD

Biological Sciences
Assistant Professor
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