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  May 28, 2023
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
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2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Medical Laboratory Science (MLS), BS

Advisor:  Amber Hug, M.Ed.
              Jennie Manees, M.PH., MT(ASCP) Baptist Health College Program Director, adjunct instructor
              Rebekah Rampey, Ph.D., Harding Program Director


At least 32 of the last 40 semester hours immediately preceding entry into the clinical year, including at least 12 upper-level hours in the sciences, must be completed at Harding with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Students have the responsibility of making application and gaining admission to an approved clinical program, although Harding will provide counsel and assistance. Currently, Harding has affiliation with the School of Medical Laboratory Science at Baptist Health College Little Rock, AR 72210 - Program Director: Jennie Manees, M.PH., MT(ASCP).

Students interested in pursuing the clinical year in a hospital other than Baptist Health College should consider pursuing a biology degree while fulfilling the prerequisites for that program and applying after receiving a bachelor’s degree.



Liberal Arts: 44 Hours

All majors at Harding are required to complete 53 hours of Liberal Arts studies. The following Liberal Arts requirements are met within the content of major:

  • Biology, mathematics and physical science are counted below.

Medical Laboratory Science Clinical: 38 Hours

All required courses for the medical laboratory science program must be successfully completed. Hours may vary based on program requirements.

Total Hours: 128