Curriculum

Curriculum for Traditional (based in Lexington or Hazard) program

Students begin their first year in the MLS program in August and graduate in December of their second year. The MLS program consists of 60 credit hours and the curriculum for traditional students, based in Lexington or Hazard, is outlined below. 

Year One (Fall)
 

Course Prefix and NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MLS 400Laboratory Techniques and Phlebotomy2
MLS 410Medical Laboratory Biochemistry3
MLS 420Clinical Immunology & Serology3
MLS 460Clinical Hematology3
MLS 465Clinical Hematology Laboratory2
MLS 461Clinical Microbiology3
MLS 466Clinical Microbiology Laboratory2

Year One (Spring)

Course Prefix and NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MLS 430Clinical Mycology, Parasitology and Virology3
MLS 462Clinical Chemistry3
MLS 467Clinical Chemistry Laboratory2
MLS 463Immunohematology3
MLS 468Immunohematology Laboratory2
MLS 464Body Fluids & Hemostasis2
MLS 469Body Fluids & Hemostasis Laboratory2

Year One (Summer Session One)

Course Prefix and NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MLS 440Molecular Techniques3

Year One (Summer Session Two)

Course Prefix and NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MLS 450MLS Education & Management3
MLS 480Clinical Hematology Practicum4

Year Two (Fall)
 

Course Prefix and NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MLS 470Clinical Correlations3
MLS 481Clinical Microbiology Practicum4
MLS 482Clinical Chemistry Practicum4
MLS 483Immunohematology Practicum4

Course descriptions can be found in the UK Bulletin.

 

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