APSU has a four-year, campus based program through affiliation with area hospitals. Students must complete an admission packet to apply to the senior year and then, upon acceptance, complete the senior courses listed in the curriculum below. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and an overall minimum GPA of 2.5 in science related courses. Applications to the senior year are made available in October for each class beginning the following May with the Summer term. Requirements for acceptance include: physical examination, application and essay, coursework completion, official transcripts, references, and interview. The courses which comprise the senior year include both campus-based didactic courses and practical courses at affiliate hospital clinical laboratories.
Accepted students will complete the program the following May after the end of the Spring term. Upon successful completion of the four-year program, a BSMLS degree is awarded. A certificate is awarded for completion of the professional program in the senior year.
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