Welcome to the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences!  We are delighted that you have decided to investigate this interesting and challenging profession. There are many professional options available to our graduates - they have successful careers in hospital laboratories, research laboratories, and in the biomedical industry.  Our faculty have been recognized for their excellence in teaching and are well-known nationally for their expertise in scientific disciplines. We will work closely with you to ensure your success.  

Clinical laboratory technicians (CLTs)/medical laboratory technicians (MLT) who have completed a NAACLS accredited CLT/MLT program, have an associate degree, and are NCA or ASCP certified are eligible for articulation into the baccalaureate program.  Applicants who already have a baccalaureate degree in another field and want to pursue a bachelor of science in Clinical Laboratory Science should meet with a CLS faculty member to determine the best route to take to complete the program requirements.


To learn more about the application and admission requirements for the CLS programs, contact the School of Health Professions Office of Advising, Admissions and Recruitment Services.  It is your “one-stop-shop” for information.  They offer advising and admission services to prospective students and applicants, and provide timely, appropriate information to students, families, and high school and college advisors. The Office of Advising, Admissions and Recruitment Services works collaboratively with us to facilitate application and admission to our programs. 


For more information about specific CLS programs:


Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences


Post-baccalaureate Certificate Programs in CLS


Bachelor of Science in Cytogenetics


Post-baccalaureate Certificate Program in Cytogenetics


Master of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences/ Forensic/Analytic Toxicology