Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS)
The BMLS program provides advanced studies in Laboratory Science and enables students to have a broad-
Our mission is to advance the scientific knowledge of the student through teaching and innovative research. This shall be done while collaborating with other, universities, research institutions and the community in key areas of health. We shall contribute to the development of health policies at the local, national and international levels.
Objective of Degree Program
This program will train competent inquisitive medical laboratory scientists. It entails exposing the students to multi-
Skills to be acquired:
At the end of the program a graduate should be:-
a) Capable of using a wide range of existing biomedical science techniques with
discrimination and understanding and easily adapting to new ones.
b) Confident and proactive in initiating and leading the health team in laboratory based research activities.
c) Instrumental towards the development of new biomedical techniques.
Admission into BMLS is by a competitive entrance examination. Candidates have to sit for and pass the competitive entrance examination (written and oral).
Entrance Examination Requirement
Five G.C.E "O" Level Subjects including English Language and Mathematics. At least two G.C.E "A" Level Subjects with a minimum of "C" grade in Biology.
Future, Career and Employment Opportunities
Self employment, Government, research institutions, Non-
mental towards the development of new biomedical techniques.
Of course our graduates can easily gain admission into graduate programs at CATUC and other world class universities.
The tuition fee per year is 830,500 F CFA for Cameroonians and 1,630,500 F CFA for foreign students. To read more about fees click here.