The Ekiti State University Senate approved the establishment of the Department of Medical Laboratory Science in December, 2022 and obtained the approval of National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence admission of students effectively 2023/2024 session. The Department started with reputable academics and professionals who are dedicated to the progress and rapid growth of the Department: Prof. (Mrs.) AO Oluyege, Dr (Mrs.) F.A Adewumi, Dr. C.O. Esan, Dr. D.D Ajayi, Dr. J.O Daramola, Dr. (Mrs) H.O Edogun, Mr T.O Ajayi and Miss O. O Ogunbola.


The broad philosophies of training in Medical Laboratory Science are:

  1. To provide sound academic professional background for the production of Medical Laboratory Scientists who would be capable of working anywhere in any of the Science Laboratories
  2. To produce Medical Laboratory Scientists who would satisfy internationally recognizable standards and who can undertake further training towards specialization
  3. To produce Medical Laboratory Scientists with sufficient management ability to play a leadership and entrepreneurship roles by employing others.

Aim and Objectives

The main aim of the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (B.MLS) program is to produce highly skilled and intellectually grounded graduates with a broad and balanced foundation of Medical Laboratory knowledge and practical skills, performing effectively in Clinical diagnostic skills, Academics, Industries and Quality assurance.

The Objectives are:

  1. To instill in graduates a sense of enthusiasm for the profession” and appreciation of it is application in different context (in areas such as general medicine, food and beverages, pharmaceutical industries, utility department, research institutions etc).
  2. To involve the students in an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of reading, studying and research.
  3. To develop in graduates the ability to apply their Medical Laboratory knowledge and skills to the solution of theoretical and practical problems in Laboratory Medicine in collaboration with other members of the health team, in the care of individual and groups at all levels of care.