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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 about the MLS program, please send an email to Dr. Steven Einheber at

September 2012 »

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

The Spring 2016 application deadline for the Masters in Biomedical Laboratory Management (BLM) is November 1st. Non-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, 2016.