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Updated 33 minutes ago

Fall 2015 UCI/Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital CLS - 43 Replies

[QUOTE who="enaxus in California"]"Thank you again for your application to the CLS/MLS Training Program at UC Irvine Medical Center. We continue to...


Updated 36 minutes ago

Does anyone have any questions to ask a recent CSULA CLS graduate? - 96 Replies

I think uc Irvine does have some clinical sites such as st. Joseph hospital etc. But they don't have as many affiliates as csula. This year csula has...


Updated 52 minutes ago

UC Davis UCD CLS applicants Fall 2015 - 15 Replies

I remember one of my classmates at Loma Linda had a gpa of 2.8 before attending. Now he's a supervisor in lab up north. I'm sure it's probably more...


Updated 1 hour ago

Cal State LA CSULA CLS Applicants Fall 2015 - 73 Replies

Yes I remember those prereqs. I attended a different college before the year I started to do some PE classes and an anthropology class. I don't know...


Updated 1 hour ago

The state of the laboratory field in CA - 2 Replies

To give you some background, I'm a laboratory manager so I can give you my point of view of things. Autoverification has been around awhile. It's...


Updated 10 hours ago

Uc Irvine CLS interview - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cls2015oc in Mission Viejo, California"]Lucky you got interview at UCI. What is your stat?[/QUOTE] Yes, luckily I was invited for...


Updated 2 days ago

CLS applications for Spring 2015 - 34 Replies

Anyone applied to csula / uc Irvine? Any news or experiences to share? Thanks!


Updated 2 days ago

Clinical laboratory clinical program at CSUDH - 4 Replies

Especially make sure you don't get a C in CLS 301 when you get to CSUDH. This is the intro course to the Clinical Sciences. Take the class seriously...


Updated 4 days ago

UCSD Fall 2015 applicants - 39 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLSHopeful in San Diego, California"]Judging from the latest e-mail, there's only 3 sites, but a majority of the training time will be at...


Updated 5 days ago

Interviews - 5 Replies

You can also do an Online Career development course and Certification at Emerging Technologies Institute to improve your job placement strategy. You...


Updated 6 days ago

CLS Fall 2015 Interview for SFUS, SJSU - 44 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS bay area in san Francisco, California"]Hi CLS_ in Bay Area, California Check littlemascara in SF Bay Area, California's response if...


Updated 9 days ago

CLS research - 3 Replies

I'm not sure if this is what your asking about but, I did rotations at a major cancer center and they had a specialized research laboratory with...


Updated 9 days ago

If i get certified as a CLS out of state, can I return to California later to obtain my license? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="POLCC in Atascadero, California"]If you pass the ASCP exam for Medical Laboratory Scientist AND the California Law exam given by CA State...


Updated 9 days ago

Detail Oriented? Fast pace? Stressful? - 2 Replies

I would not recommend pursuing a career as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist if you are not detail-oriented and can handle stress. I have been a CLS...

CLS student

Moving to Portland, OR

I am a student at Mercy College completing the CLS program there. I want to move to Portland after graduation, however I have been reading that...


Updated 15 days ago

Can anyone answer questions about Esisenhower Medical Center/s CLS program? - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="retrostupidfuture in Somewhere, California"]Hey ykbosk, Could you share your stats with us? I haven't received an email or call from...


Updated 1 month ago

Bachelors in Microbiology - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Alex in Zephyrhills, Florida"]The NIH has internship programs you can apply for. Check for apprentice programs in your area. Some...

CLS/Med Tech Salary Negotiations in NYC

As medical laboratory professionals, we stand at a crossroads. As anyone who works in the field is painfully aware, medical laboratory professionals...


Updated 1 month ago

clinical lab scientist - 1 Reply

clinical lab scientist Program in california

CLS student 2015

Updated 1 month ago

CLS vs PA - 2 Replies

It really depends on what personality type you are. If you are a people person, then go PA. If you like to work alone, go CLS. I hate to hear people...


Updated 4 months ago

Clinical laboratory science career - 1 Reply

Hi! I think your GPAs are fine. There are limited spots in the programs, so it's very competitive, but my GPA was 3.2 for science and I got in. It...


Updated 6 months ago

CLS program prerequisites - 2 Replies

P.S. in case that wasn't obvious, my post applies only to California CLS programs.. National University courses may very well work for other states.

xIllusionist in Carson, California

Updated 7 months ago

Help with prereqs! - 5 Replies

Hi everyone! I've been lurking this forum for about a month now after deciding to go for a CLS program, so I apologize if this question has been...


Updated 7 months ago

Should I pass CLS examination within 150 days after I finished online application and paid $230? - 3 Replies

Hi, guys, I just got a qualified letter from CDPH, I was allowed to directly take the certifying organization examination. But I do not quite...


Updated 8 months ago

Hematology Class Offered in San Jose, CA area? - 21 Replies

Does anyone know of a hematology class that satisfies the prerequisite for CLS that is offered during the summer in the san jose area? I know SJSU...

CLSdecisions in Houston, Texas

CLS Program recommendations? My Choices are UTMB, MD Anderson, TexasTech...

Howdy y'all, I plan on applying to a CLS program this Spring 2015 but I'm not sure which school to apply to! I live in Houston, TX and my choices...

SacStCLS in Elk Grove, California

Updated 9 months ago

cls tranining program - 2 Replies

What is the meaning of requested or core curses? if I already studied all of them out the us should I retake them or only taking upper division...

enaxus in California

Updated 9 months ago

low GPA - 3 Replies

Hello, I graduated with a degree in a non science with a 2.1 GPA a few years ago. Yes I know, very bad! However, I realized my mistakes toward...

Blu in New York, New York

Updated 9 months ago

How to become certified? clinical laboratory science? - 3 Replies

Hi I was thinking of attending new york methodist hospital (I have no choice as I can not waste 2 more years of my life going to CUNY and can not...

nyc in New York, New York

Updated 9 months ago

Job outlook for CLS in the next 10, 15, 20 years - 4 Replies

I wanted to pursue to be a CLS, but was advised to get a masters instead because although CLS is highly in demand now, in the near future job...

ttlovesme in Clovis, California

AAB Exam

Has anyone taken the exam for Medical Technologist through AAB? What study material is needed and any other advice you could give would be great.

ttlovesme in Clovis, California

Updated 10 months ago

How do I find an NAACLS 1 year program if I got a CLS degree from National University in CA? - 1 Reply

I'm attending National University for Clinical Lab Science, and I found out they're not accredited by NAACLS. I know I can go for AAB or AMT...

miia in SoCal, California

Updated 11 months ago

People who got into CLS programs, what kind of employer did you use as a reference? Are those with Lab experience prioritized? - 5 Replies

Even with a high enough GPA, it is almost impossible to get a lab technician, lab assistant or QA/QC job for me. I may just end up working as a...

Mimosa in Irvine, California

Updated 12 months ago

What are typical clinical laboratory scientist salaries? - 4 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

baconandeggs in San Luis Obispo, California

Updated 16 months ago

CA CLS applicant wondering about experience vs GPA - 5 Replies

Hi there, I've browsed this forum a bit so I apologize if I have overlooked where this is already answered, but I am curious if anyone can give me...

Tams in Menifee, California

Updated 16 months ago

Good MLS schools in SoCal? - 5 Replies

Hello to all, I am interested in getting a bachelor's degree in MLS. I have been looking for good schools that offer a bachelor's degree in MLS,...

whisper in California

Updated 16 months ago

I want to be a CLS in SoCal. From square one, what is the fastest way to achieve this? Please help. - 1 Reply

Hi I am a 22 year old who has made a major career switch. I had quit my full-time job as Medical Assistant so that I can attend school full time and...

whisper in California

Updated 16 months ago

CLS non science majors - 1 Reply

I am interested in applying for CLS program at SFSU but my bachelors degree is in liberal arts (French) and a minor in Chemistry. Is it possible to...

cute cap89 in atlanta, Georgia

Updated 18 months ago

;/ I have. a question about a. mls program here in georgia - 1 Reply

Hi, I wanted to know if anyone has heard of medical college of georgia? I'm asking because I know someone who wants to go to school for medical lab...

Todd in Royal Oak, Michigan

Updated 19 months ago

Job Outlook For CLS - 5 Replies

Hello, I am planning to apply in becoming a CLS. I am sort of worried, and let me explain my situation. Currently, I visited several directors and...

SoCalCLS in calabasas, California

Updated 19 months ago

Blood Bank - Los Angeles - 1 Reply

Hi, I need to be trained in Blood bank lab in order to get CLS. Where can I do the training in Los Angeles? Thanks

llogan in Longview, Texas

MLS job outlook in the DFW, Tx area

I was thinking about pursuing a career in Medical Laboratory Science but do not see many jobs listed here in the Dallas area. Everything I read...

jackie in Bristol, Vermont

working on becoming a cls

I have my bs in chemistry with a VERY extensive work background in microbiology, genetics, chemistry and biochemistry. I think that I can get my...

MLSNBHM in Jasper, Alabama

Updated 24 months ago

Career advancement as a CLS in rank & pay without having to move to administration. Is it possible? - 3 Replies

Is it possible to move up in rank and pay scale without having to move up the administrative ladder ie: supervisor, lab manager, Chief Administrative...

kirkwt in Holly Ridge, North Carolina

Have a BA need a BS

Fifteen years ago switched careers. Have a BA in Business, went back to school and picked up my Science classes and was accepted into a one year...

Patti in Yucca Valley, California

Updated 25 months ago

Is it hard to get a job post graduation? - 1 Reply

This questions is particularly addressed to those who live n Socal: can anyone tell me if you are having trouble finding a job right after you...

HopefulCLS in Northridge, California

Updated 25 months ago

Hematology course Los Angeles - 1 Reply

Hello, I need to take hematology course in Los Angeles. anybody can help me with that? Thanks

MissCloo in Fremont, California

Updated 28 months ago

Medical Microbiology prerequisite for California CLS - 5 Replies

I am currently searching for a Medical Microbiology class that would fulfill California CLS prerequisite. I am in Davis, CA. Either an online class...

Joanee in South Bay, California

Updated 29 months ago

cls - 1 Reply

I have MS in Bio Chem and currently working for Clin lab for 6 months. Can I take CLS exam? Does my lab need to be an approved lab?

Joanee in South Bay, California

Updated 29 months ago

MLT to CLS in California - 4 Replies

Hello! I would like to become a CLS in the state of california however my gpa is too low to qualify for any of the CLS programs. I have a...

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