Program Costs

In addition to tuition and fees, estimates of extra program costs are listed below:
  • Books, notes, and calculator: varies by semester ($400-$500) 
  • Laboratory Students: Safety Laboratory Coat $35-$40*
  *this is needed on the first day of laboratory class 
  • Required Immunizations: Paid for by the student or their insurance. They are offered through OSU Student Health Services
  • Toxicology Screen: Paid for by the student. It is offered through OSU Student Health Services
  • Background check: No cost to student, provided by OSUMC Security
  • Miscellaneous Clinical Internship Costs: $0-$1500 (varies)*
*The Clinical Internships may not all be in Columbus and students may need relocation expenses for six weeks. 

Scholarship Opportunities

Four scholarships are available to Medical Laboratory students.:

  • Janet K. Wilson Scholarship: Each year, at least one junior certification student will be selected to receive a scholarship for their senior year of Medical Laboratory Science education. More information given to admitted students. 
  • The American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science: is a professional organization offering both undergraduate and graduate scholarships.
  • Fairfield Medical Center (FMC) Internship Scholarship: FMC in Lancaster, OH offers an annual competitive scholarship for students wishing to intern and then work at FMC. More information given to admitted students.
  • The Ohio Branch of ACLS: offers an undergraduate scholarship