Career Opportunities

"Employment of medical laboratory technologists and technicians is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014-2024, much faster than the average for all occupations." - Bureau of Labor Statistics

Although medical laboratory scientists typically work in healthcare facilities or laboratories, they may also use their knowledge and skills in many career settings including:

  • Quality assurance/quality control 
  • Industry 
  • Sales 
  • Public health 
  • Environmental health 
  • Physician offices 
  • Fertility clinics 
  • American Red Cross 
  • Education 
  • Forensic labs 
  • Research labs 
  • Laboratory information systems 
  • CLS Specialty Opportunities
Check with local hospital systems (OSUWMC and Nationwide Children’s) for student medical technologist positions

Gainful Employment Disclosure

The Federal Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for “programs that prepare students for gainful employment in recognized occupations.”

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Ohio State Medical Laboratory Science