Medical Laboratory Science Minor Online

  • Minor
  • College of Health Sciences
  • School of Medical Diagnostic & Translational Sciences

Choose upper level courses from several  laboratory science disciplines or focus on one area such as:

  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Immunohematology

This minor does not offer clinical practicum courses.

Completion of this minor does not confer eligibility to write national certification examinations.











    • 12 credit hours (about four courses)

    The courses in this minor have prerequisites. If the prerequisites courses are not already a part of your undergraduate program, they may increase your total credit hours. Substitute of non-MLS courses require the permission of the program director.

    A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $393 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $426 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.