Selection Process

Selection process:

  • A selection committee for the medical laboratory science (MLS) program will review all completed applications in December and April each year.
  • It should be noted that not all applicants who meet minimum selection criteria will be invited for a personal interview.
  • Applicants with a strong academic background and currently enrolled in Baptist College or completing pre-program courses at institutions with collaborative or articulation agreements will be considered first for interviews.

Selection to the MLS program is based on the following:

  • Academic potential for success from the academic record.
  • Academic strength in previous college course work, with specific attention given to performance in the pre-program courses.
  • Past failures affecting cumulative college GPA and pre-program courses may impact selection into the program. Each file will be considered individually.
    • Personal interview.
    • Applicants will be required to complete a personal interview as part of the selection process.
    • Students will be evaluated on knowledge and motivation for a career in medical laboratory science, as well as interpersonal and communication skills.

Applicants will be notified in writing of selection to the MLS program.