University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences Requirements

Programs in the Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences lead to Bachelor of Science degrees in Medical Laboratory Science, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Radiation Therapy. A core curriculum of approximately forty credits serves students in all three programs.

The B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science offers two concentrations: Clinical Laboratory Science or Public Health Laboratory Science.

Graduates of all three programs are prepared for immediate employment, as well as to pursue post-baccalaureate education in the health sciences or professional education in medicine. Courses in the humanities and basic sciences are taken in the department and throughout the university, including the College of Medicine.

Requirements for admission are the same as the general university requirements, with the addition that applicants must have taken high school biology, mathematics through trigonometry or precalculus, and chemistry; physics is highly recommended.

Bachelor of Science. A minimum of 126 credits including six credits of University Approved Diversity courses, an overall grade-point average of 2.30, and grades of C or better in professional courses are required for graduation in all three areas of study.

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