Phone Numbers

LMC Main Number
(803) 791-2000
Human Resources
(803) 791-2960

Application Procedure


To request an application packet, email Program Director Ann Beaman at

Application Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Official college transcripts
  • TOEFL score, if English is not your native language
  • Three letters of recommendation (suggested to have two letters be written by academic or laboratory instructors).

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply is January 31 of the same year as enrollment. After the January 31 deadline, applications may still be accepted provided the class is not filled.

Program Student Selection:

The Lexington Medical Center School of Medical Laboratory Science accepts up to 4 students each year. Students are evaluated in each area of the following admission criteria: overall GPA, science GPA, references, previous work experience, personal statement and personal interview. Interviews are by invitation only. The Admission Committee evaluates and selects the best qualified students for admission from among those who applied. Applications for admission will continue to be processed until the class has been filled. Student recruitment and admission shall be non-discriminatory in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. All applicants are considered equally without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, or disability.

Personal Interview

The program's selection committee will review the completed applications, references, and college transcripts and select the candidates for a personal interview to be held on-site.

Drug Screen & Background Check

Accepted students are scheduled for a free drug screen prior to enrollment. Students must produce a negative drug screen and undergo a background check as required for all Lexington Medical Center employees and must meet all other criteria set by LMC Human Resources in order to qualify for enrollment in the program.