Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences


PROGRAM GALLERY: Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)

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Laboratory scientists perform tests that lead to the detection, diagnosis, and successful treatment of disease. This 12-month program is open to students looking to complete their undergraduate medical laboratory science degree in a clinical setting (3+1 option), or take a post-baccalaureate year to gain experience (4+1 option).

The School of Medical Laboratory Science prepares you for direct entry into the workplace, with a solid foundation in key scientific principles, laboratory procedures, and practical skills.

Accreditation for the program comes from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

5600 N. River Road
Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018


The Department of Laboratory Services

Our Department of Laboratory Services is one of the largest medical laboratories in Pennsylvania and performs more than 4 million tests annually. The Laboratory includes the following sections:

  • Blood Bank
  • Central Receiving
  • Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Cytology
  • Hematology
  • Immunology/Serology
  • Microbiology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Point of Care Testing
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Urinalysis


For More Information

For more information, please contact Tiffany Smith, MS, MT(ASCP), Program Director, Medical Laboratory Science Program.


Jackie Schmehl