Admission into the MLS Program
Admissions are competitive. The deadline for entrance to the Medical Laboratory Science professional block of 38 credits for a start of the fall semester is February 28. At that time, up to 20 students each at the Meridian and Pocatello campuses and 10 students at the Idaho Falls campus will be selected. Undergraduate applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA (for both cumulative and for prerequisite science courses) in order to be eligible for admissions. The qualified alternates, along with any late applicants, will be evaluated on August 1 for inclusion in the class if additional seats become available. It is the policy of Idaho State University to provide equal educational opportunities,services and benefits to students without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status, including disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.
Progression in the program is dependent upon successful academic progress as determined by Medical Laboratory Science faculty evaluation in December and May of the program year. A program of study to permit progression through the Medical Laboratory Science curriculum over two years or online may be arranged with permission of the program director.