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Medical Laboratory Sciences Program


The Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Program was founded in 1970 as an undergraduate major of the Institute of Health Sciences.

The MLS mission is to educate entry level laboratory professionals to accept positions in the wide range of health related laboratories in the New York area. These include:

  • hospital and private diagnostic labs
  • academic research laboratories
  • pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies

The rigorous curriculum also provides the academic background to pursue advanced degrees in graduate and professional (medical and dental) schools, as well as advanced clinical certifications.

For questions and concerns about the Medical Laboratory Sciences Programs, you may contact our main office at (212) 481-4442 or send an email to Dr. Steven Einheber at

November 2013 »

MLS is now offering a new Advanced Certificate in Cytotechnology in collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). The application deadline for Fall 2016 admission has been extended to  May 1st, 2016. For application details, please visit Hunter College's Graduate Admissions here.

The Spring 2017 application deadline for the Masters in Biomedical Laboratory Management (BLM) is November 1stNon-degree options are also available. For application details, please visit Hunter College's Graduate Admissions at

The next application cycle for the Advanced Certificate in Medical Technology (AC) has a deadline of March 1st, 2017.