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Medical Laboratory Science - Mission, Vision, and Goals


The mission of the Medical Laboratory Science programs at Ferris State University is to prepare graduates with the knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors needed to function effectively in a wide range of laboratory settings.  


The Medical Laboratory Science program at Ferris State University will provide career – oriented laboratory education to an increasing number of qualified students.   We will provide didactic, laboratory, and internship experiences that prepare students to succeed after graduation


  • Prepare MLS graduates for employment in a variety of settings at the career entry level.
  • Clearly define what is expected of all students in the professional phase of the MLS program.
  • Incorporate liberal arts, general science, and the College of Health Professions core courses into the curriculum so the graduate is aware of the needs and values of a changing world.
  • Create a safe, inclusive learning environment, promote ethical behavior, encourage collaboration, innovation, and critical thinking.
  • Provide each qualified student with the opportunity for valuable clinical experience.
  • Promote the profession of laboratory medicine.