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Welcome to the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences at Tarleton State University. Our mission is to graduate laboratory professionals who are prepared to assume laboratory leadership roles in the North Central Texas Region and the state of Texas.  Our Department serves as a source of continuing education for faculty, alumni, and staff members of affiliated institutions and provides a stimulating and rewarding working and learning environment both academically and socially for faculty and students.  Our Department also serves as a resource network for the laboratory health care community.

We are delighted that you are considering the programs in the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences as your choice for advancing your education and your career.

A degree from Tarleton is an affordable choice both financially as well as an excellent return on your investment. Originally established in the 1970”s, Tarleton’s laboratory department has a long history of academic excellence in preparing graduates to professionally and competently assume laboratory leadership challenges.  As alumni of one of the laboratory programs in Tarleton’s Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, professional opportunities will be available to you. Employment opportunities for laboratory professionals have never been better.  With predictions that the laboratory shortage will continue for the next several decades, a laboratory career will mean choices in work settings, types of positions, and security knowing that there is a well-paying and prestigious position waiting for you upon graduation.

Our outstanding faculty and staff are ready to help you meet your educational needs in an environment that is engaging and interesting. As a Tarleton laboratory student, you will be challenged to strive for excellence and professionalism in the classroom, clinical, and community settings.

News and Events

Open House

For Medical Lab and Public Health Programs

Friday, August 8, 2014

1pm to 4pm

R. C. Schaffer Building

Application Deadlines:

Medical Laboratory Science

January (Spring) Entry: September 1

July (Summer) Entry: March 1

Histotechnology

Spring: October 15

Summer: March 15

Fall: June 15

Medical Laboratory Technology

Spring: October 15

Summer: March 15

Fall: June 15