Health Professions

Coursework and Accreditation Information

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Our Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences degree program consists of 64 semester credit hours of medical laboratory science courses and clinical practicums taken at UT Health San Antonio. Students must complete the required core curriculum courses and program prerequisites at an accredited institution prior to admission to the program. For more information, please visit the UT Health San Antonio catalog.

Program accreditation

The Medical Laboratory Sciences programs are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science. Learn more about our accreditation.

Institutional accreditation

UT Health San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, to award certificates and baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional degrees. The institution was last reviewed and reaffirmed in 2018. The institution's accreditation extends through 2028 and includes all programs offered on the institution's main campus as well as those offered at all extended program sites.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,  GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the Health Science Center. Note: The Commission should only be contacted 1) to learn about the institution's accreditation status, 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's accreditation review, or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. All normal inquiries about admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to the Health Science Center and not the Commission's office.