Careers: Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Careers: Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
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The online Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science degree can help you position yourself for success in a variety of work environments, including management and leadership roles in diverse health care settings.

With laboratories across the nation facing shortages of medical laboratory scientists, there has never been a better time to earn your bachelor’s degree and advance your career – according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical laboratory scientist jobs are projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. In addition, as of May 2021, the average wage for a medical laboratory scientist is $77,000 annually.

Opportunities After Graduation:
  • Medical laboratory scientist
  • Medical laboratory management
  • Clinical supervisor
  • Research and development
  • Forensics
  • Technical specialist
  • Education and instruction
  • Laboratory information specialist
Occupation Median Wage Projected Growth
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $99,930 9%
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians $57,380 5-8%
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $57,380 5-8%
Clinical Research Coordinators $144,440 5-8%
Forensic Science Technicians $63,740 9%