EMMC School of Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Science is a profession that combines the challenges and rewards of medicine and science with the service to a healthy community.

Career Opportunities

careerPage.jpgAccording to Jobs Rated Almanac, by Les Krantz, Clinical Laboratory Science ranks 16th among 250 jobs and 3rd among 32 health-related occupations. These rankings are based on the work environment, income, employment outlook, physical demands of the job, stress, and job security.

Graduates in CLS-MLS programs work in a wide variety of areas:
  • hospital laboratories - performing clinical testing for in-house and outside clients
  • medical research - developing and testing cutting edge advances associated with the field of medical technology
  • pharmaceutical industry - assuring the sterility and monitoring the composition and purity of various medications
  • industries - designing, developing ,and repairing laboratory instruments
  • molecular biology laboratories - performing DNA analysis
  • general healthcare, environmental and forensic laboratories
  • managing information systems