Medical Laboratory Sciences and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Chair: Tsanangurayi Tongesayi, Department of Chemistry and Physics

The curricula in Medical Laboratory Science and Clinical Laboratory Sciences are quite similar. Both prepare students to work as skilled professionals in medically related laboratories. Students complete three years of course work, focused on chemistry and biology, followed by a one-year hands-on internship at one of several hospital sites. Professionals in these areas provide laboratory data that is essential to the diagnosis of diseases, management of patient therapy, and maintenance of health. Graduates of these rewarding programs are highly employable and enjoy excellent starting salaries. They also have the potential for further career advancement in the field.

The Medical Laboratory Science curriculum is offered in conjunction with one of our medical center affiliates. The curriculum requires completion of ninety-six credits of collegiate work prescribed by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) and is followed by an eleven-month internship period at an NAACLS-approved hospital program. Monmouth University confers the Bachelor of Science degree upon successful completion of the hospital program. Students have typically attended internships at:

Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, NJ  07740
Program Director: Emily Su

Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Neptune, NJ  07753
Program Director: Perla L. Simmons

The Clinical Laboratory Sciences with a Concentration in Medical Laboratory Science program is offered in collaboration with the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions (Rutgers-SHRP). The curriculum requires three years of pre-professional study followed by a fifteen-month internship at the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions. Monmouth University and the Rutgers-SHRP jointly confer the Bachelor of Science degree upon successful completion of the professional component. The internships for this program take place at:

Rutgers-School of Health-Related Professions
Newark Campus
Program Director: Deborah A. Josko