Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.)

The major in Medical Laboratory Science has two tracks. The Medical Laboratory Science Track includes a one-year, accredited internship at several regional medical centers and prepares you to become a certified/licensed Medical Laboratory Scientist. It prepares you for careers in the medical laboratory, public health, and biotechnology industries. The Biotechnology Manufacturing Track, which is based at the URI Providence Biotechnology Center, has a full-time, one-semester internship at a regional life sciences company. It prepares you for careers in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and biomedical research industries. Both majors also prepare you for graduate or professional school.