Nigerian Universities Offering Medical Laboratory Science

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Medical Laboratory Science in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Medical Laboratory Science
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Medical Laboratory Science

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES THAT OFFER MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE IN NIGERIA

Below you will find the list of universities that offer medical laboratory science in Nigeria & Technology

1. UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

The University of Lagos is one of the institutions that offer Medical Lab Science. This school does not just have a MLS programme, it has one of the best MLS programmes in the whole of Nigeria. It has a Medical Laboratory Science quota of 60.

2. BABCOCK UNIVERSITY

Babcock University, located in Ilisan-Remo, is on this list of universities that offer medical lab science in Nigeria. This school also has an excellent MLS programme. Interestingly, Babcock University has a higher MLS quota than the University of Lagos, 67.

3. LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY (OSOGBO CAMPUS)

Ladoke Akintola University is another good school that offers Medical Lab Science. This institution has a good MLS programme. Ladoke Akintola University has an MLS quota of 75.

4. MADONNA UNIVERSITY

Among all universities on our list of universities that offer medical lab science in Nigeria, Madonna university the highest quota. The MLS quota of this institution is 120. Madonna, no doubt, offers one of the best MLS programmes in the country.

5. EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY

Ebonyi State University which is located in Abakailiki is another Nigerian university that offers MLS. This school has an impressive Medical Lab Science programme. It is furthermore one of the schools with the highest quota.

6. NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY

Nnamdi Azikiwe University is an approved Medical Lab Science University, with a quota of 90 students. This school is well-known for its impressive academic excellence in the course. Gaining admission into this institution, to study MLS, is relatively easy.

7. UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

The University of Nigeria, which is located in Enugu, Enugu State, offers Medical Lab Science. This school has a Medical Lab Science quota of 80. When it comes to this course, the University of Nigeria is excellent. Being offered admission to study MLS at this school, is quite easy.

8. KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY

Recently approved by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, to offer have MLS, as a course, is Kwara State University. This school has a quota of 40, and it was approved in 2017. It is relatively easy to get admitted studying this course, at the school.

9. UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR

The University of Calabar is another great place to study Medical Laboratory Science. This school has a great MLS programme. According to the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, this school has a quota of 90, for this course.

The list of universities that offer medical laboratory science in Nigeria continues

10. AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY

Here comes another private university, making it to our list of the universities that offer Medical Laboratory Science in Nigeria. Ambrose Alli University has an excellent MLS programme and a quota of 90 students. This institution has produced some of the best medical laboratory scientists in the country.

11. UNIVERSITY OF BENIN

The University of Benin, also known as UNIBEN, is among the federal universities that have MLS programme. This institution is well-known for its excellence in the course. The University of Benin has a quota of 70, higher than that of the University of Lagos.

12. NIGER-DELTA UNIVERSITY

Niger-Delta University which is located in Bayelsa, Delta State, offers Medical Lab Science. The institution has a relatively average quota of 70. This school always tried their best to give their MLS students the best of education.

13. USMANU DANFODIYO UNIVERSITY

Usmanu Danfodiyo University may not be a very popular university in Nigeria, but it is one of the schools that offer Medical Lab Science. This school has had this programme for a good number of years, and the current MLS quota, for the institution, is 100.

14. UNIVERSITY OF JOS

The University of Jos also has this programme, the reason why it appears on this list of universities that offer medical laboratory science in Nigeria. The school has a quota of 64 students.

15. RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Rivers State University of Science and Technology is also not popular, but it is one of the schools that are accredited to run a Medical Lab Science programme. The school has a good fair quota which is 80. MLS students produced by this university, are known to perform well in their career.

16. ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Abia State University which is located in Uturu, Abia State, also offers the course. This institution has a good MLS programme, and their programme gets revised, from time to time, to improve the quality. The Medical Lab Science quota for this institution is 80.

17. ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY

Achievers University may not be expected on this list, but interestingly, it is one of those universities that offer the programme. This school’s Medical Lab Science programme is pegged at 80.

18. IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY

Here comes another private university on the list, Igbinedion University. Igbinedion University has long had MLS as one of its courses. The MLS programme of this institution. As regards to the quota of MLS programme of the school, it is pegged at 70.

19. BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO

Bayero University which is located in Kano, is an MLS-offering higher institution, in Nigeria. This school has an excellent MLS programme, and a student who takes the programme will come out as an excellent medical lab scientist. The Medical Lab Science quota for this school is 45, being the school with the lowest MLS quota.

20. AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY

Afe Babalola University which is a good private university in Nigeria, also offers this course, Medical Lab Science. The school has a good quota of MLS which is 100.

  • 21. University of Maiduguri, Borno state

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Medical Laboratory Technology / Science under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) BABCOCK accepts any three (3) of Physics, Chemistry Biology and Mathematics

O’Level Requirements


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Medical Laboratory Technology / Science;

You require;Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics Physics, Chemistry and Biology

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  AAU accepts B.Sc in relevant programme with good grade. Remedial results not acceptable.

(ii)  UNICAL – same as in Medicine and Surgery.

(iii)  UI accepts five (5) ‘0’ level credit passes in English  Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at one (1) sitting

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Medical Laboratory Technology / Science, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;‘A’ level passes   to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:
(i)  ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry,  Physics, Biology/Zoology.

(ii)  BUK accepts Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science    from a recognized institution.

(iii) UNIBEN – Same as in Medical Biochemistry. Accepts degrees in related Science programmes.

(iv) UNICAL accepts ‘A’ level passes in any two (2) of Chemistry, Biology and Physics, B.SC Biological Science; AIMLT or FIMLT plus UTME requirements.

(v) EBSU accepts AIMLS or its equivalent plus relevant UTME requirements

(vi) UI accepts ‘A’ level passes to include Physics, Chemistry and Biology B.Sc. or HND in relevant programme; AIMLT or FIMLT plus UTME requirements.

(vii) UNIJOS accepts first degree in relevant Biological Science  programme with at least a Second class lower division.

(viii) UNILAG requires

a) JUPEB/’A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

b) B.Sc Degree first Class/Second class upper in medically related programmes.

 

(ix) LAUTECH accepts ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, and Biology with the UTME requirements OR ND/HND upper credit or first degree in relevant programme plus the UTME requirements.

(x) UNIMAID accept certificate of Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology, Science/Technology (IMLS/T) of Nigeria   plus the UTME requirements. (xi) MAIDUGURI accepts Zoology in lieu of Biology.

(xii) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(xiii) UNIZIK accepts HND/B.SC in Biological Sciences or related programme

(xiv) UNN accepts

a) B.Sc in relevant programmes with at least second 2nd class Lower Division plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two (2) sittings.

b) ND upper credit in related programmes plus the UTME requirements

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