School of Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Science is a profession that combines the challenges and rewards of medicine and science with the service to a healthy community. Northern Light Laboratory provides the clinical training for Eastern Maine Medical Center’s School of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS); affiliated with the University of Maine in Orono.

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The EMMC program is the only accredited MLS program in the state. Northern Light Laboratory hosts senior undergraduates in their practicum year. The EMMC School of Medical Laboratory Science is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

The staff at Northern Light Laboratory has many years of teaching experience in their areas of expertise. Northern Light Laboratory utilizes staff technologists, members of the management team, and pathologists to create customized lectures and practice labs which help provide accurate, real-life experiences for the students. Staff technologists share their knowledge of quality laboratory testing each day to help in the training of the next generation of medical laboratory professionals.