Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

Medical laboratory sciences (MLS) is a health care profession with special expertise in laboratory medicine. The members of this profession are responsible for providing accurate and reliable medical laboratory information for monitoring health, diagnosing and treating diseases. 

Therefore, the course aims at providing health care professionals who will serve at both the public, private sector and non- profit making organizations. It is intended to equip trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them provide health services at all levels of health care services.

Course Offered

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Clinical Officers are involved in proactively managing preventative care, reaching out to patients to ensure they get recommended tests and follow up interventions. Their major functions include; provision of curative, promotive and rehabilitative services, management of health services, and participation in health education to the public, act as catalysts of change in ensuring community is healthy for national growth, liaising with community leaders in increasing community participation in preventive health care.


Entry Requirement Mean Grade C (Plain), Eng/Kisw C (Plain), Bio C (Plain), Chem C (Plain) and C (Plain) in Maths/Phy
Duration of Study 3 Years
Exam Body