Chair's Welcome

Thank you for visiting us at the UOS Medical Laboratory Sciences program webpage. Our Department is committed to providing students with challenging and empowering clinical laboratory science education and training. The program consists of theoretical and practical learning components in the general areas of clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, hematology, histology, pathology, and immunology and serology. Additionally, the senior year is mostly spent in clinical training at local hospitals. The program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and is approved by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Therefore, our graduates are eligible to sit for the ASCP international certification exam (ASCPi) without transcript equivalency or evaluation. Our graduates enter the job market as qualified medical laboratory technologists. Other career options include such industries as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and food. They can also pursue rewarding careers in education and research. As you browse through our webpage and learn more about this program, please remember the strength of our department lies in its outstanding and dedicated faculty and staff. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like more information about this major.

Prof. Mawieh Hamad
Chair, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences