How to Apply to the Medical Laboratory Science Program

We are accepting applications for the Winter 2022 term!

Before you apply: Review the admission requirements

Entry Terms: Fall, Winter, Summer

  • Winter 2022
    New Student Orientation: Monday, January 3, 2022
    Classes Start: Tuesday, January 4, 2022
  • Summer 2022
    New Student Orientation: Monday, May 2, 2022
    Classes Start: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The Medical Laboratory Science program is competitive and space is limited in each term. The application portal will open approximately 8 months prior to the start of the term. We recommend that you apply 6 to 8 months prior to your intended start date.

Step 1 – Login to the application portal

Login to the Student Application Portal to start your online application. At any time, you may save your application, logout, and complete it later.

Step 2 – Complete the application

Application fee
There is a non-refundable $50.00 application fee required with submission of your application.

Request official transcripts
Have your official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions (including colleges, universities, vocational/technical schools and PSEO credits) sent directly to Northwestern Health Sciences University. To request an official transcript, contact the Registrar’s Office at your prior institution(s). Transcripts from any previous graduate-level work are also required. All official transcripts should be sent directly to:

Northwestern Health Sciences University
ATTN: Office of Admissions
2501 W. 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431

Write a 2-Page Essay
Write a 2-page essay, divided into two parts:

Part I: Discuss your:

a. Background
b. Personal goals
c. Reason for choosing the B.S. Completion in Medical Lab Science (MLS) profession.
d. Reasons for choosing Northwestern Health Sciences University

Part II: Describe a major personal accomplishment and your reasons for that selection

Minnesota Immunization Form
Minnesota state law requires us to have a signed immunization form on file for each student:

International and Transfer Students

International and transfer students must submit additional documentation with an application for admission: