The student who plans to complete the professional course for Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) or at Baptist Health College Little Rock – Medical Laboratory Science and receive a degree from Ouachita should spend six semesters and complete the hours specified below. The professional curriculum at UAMS is comprised of four semesters and has a mid-August starting date. The professional curriculum in Medical Laboratory Science at the Baptist Health College Little Rock is a 12-month program with a July starting date. Please note that requirements of professional schools change, are posted on their websites, and often take effect immediately. Their requirements supersede OBU catalog listings. Click on the web sites above to see requirements for entry without receiving a degree from Ouachita.
The Ouachita degree is awarded upon completion of the professional Medical Laboratory Science program. The student who wishes to complete a professional Medical Laboratory Science course at any other university or hospital and receive a degree from Ouachita can work out a comparable program in consultation with the Dean of Natural Sciences at Ouachita.
First Year’s Total = 33 hrs
Second Year’s Total = 30 or 33 hrs
Third Year’s Total = 30 or 33 hrs
*Required at UAMS
** Required at BHCLR