The Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences was established in the academic year 1991-1992, started with nine students and nowadays has around 300 students. In accordance with the goals set forth by IUG and the Faculty of Health Sciences, the department is committed to provide skilled, critically-thinking technicians equipped to be future leaders in health sciences. In this pursuit, the department is committed to active engagement of undergraduate and postgraduate students in experiential learning, to forming collaborative partnerships with educational, clinical, industrial and research experts locally and globally.

Graduates of the department have been employed in many local and governmental institutions like the Ministry of Health medical laboratories, Pharmaceutical companies and dairy factories.