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winelover in Atascadero, California

Updated 6 months ago

Does anyone have any questions to ask a recent CSULA CLS graduate? - 82 Replies

like the title says, I recently graduated from CSULA CLS program and had already taken and passed the ASCP exam. If anyone have any questions to ask...

thaugen727 in Ellsworth, Wisconsin

CLS research

Hello, can anyone tell me what type of opportunities there are to do research as a CLS?

spring2015cls in San Jose, California

Updated 7 months ago

CLS applications for Spring 2015 - 33 Replies

Just starting a thread for Spring 2015 apps. Good luck everyone.

oiboyz in Los Angeles, California

Updated 8 months ago

Clinical laboratory science career - 1 Reply

Hey guys, I have masters in organic chemistry and I want to go into CLS. Is CLS job somewhat stable? and I have GPA of 3.56 for undegrad (chemistry...

Alex in Zephyrhills, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

Bachelors in Microbiology - 1 Reply

Hi! I have a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology. I wanted to volunteer at a clinic but they told me that they do not have the time to train...

jemc2 in Bakersfield, California

Updated 10 months ago

CLS program prerequisites - 2 Replies

Hello. I had a question about National University CLS courses. I have a B.S. degree from an CSU college, but am missing some prerequisite...

jemc2 in Bakersfield, California

Updated 10 months ago

CLS vs PA - 1 Reply

Hi, I go to Sac State and I'm considering in either becoming a CLS or a PA. I'm curious in which program is harder to get into? I am aware that they...

xIllusionist in Carson, California

Updated 11 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 12 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 12 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 14 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 14 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 15 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...

Astrosolitario in Palm Springs, California

Updated 15 months ago

Can anyone answer questions about Esisenhower Medical Center/s CLS program? - 12 Replies

EMC is in Palm Desert, Ca. This is my school of choice. They take very few students, but I don't know many other people who have applied. I have a...

Mimosa in Irvine, California

Updated 16 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 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 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 22 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 23 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 23 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

SoCalCLS in calabasas, California

Updated 23 months ago

Detail Oriented? Fast pace? Stressful? - 1 Reply

Is this a very detail oriented job with a fast pace? Is there lots of stress? At my previous jobs whenever there is a fast pace with lots of...

CLSStudent2012 in California

Updated 26 months ago

If i get certified as a CLS out of state, can I return to California later to obtain my license? - 1 Reply

I have completed all of the required perquisites (B.S. degree in a related science as well as the core classes such as immuno, hematology and micro)...

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 28 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 29 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 29 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 32 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 33 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 33 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...

old timer

Updated 34 months ago

Medical Laboratory Science pay scale in various areas, job satisfaction, and push for DCLS - 2 Replies

Hello, I live in the DC Metropolitan area and am wondering of the pay scales for this field preferably in the DC Metropolitan area but also any area...

Ryan in Dallas, Texas

Trying to find MLS Distance Learning Programs

Anyone have a list of the available MLS Distance Learning Programs?

ConfusedCLS in San Jose, California

Foreign CLS Applicants

Hi, are there any foreign CA CLS applicants for the training schools? I have a few questions.

CLS student in Davis, California

Updated 35 months ago

getting a licence is California after passing ASCP in Massachuessets?? - 6 Replies

I am befuddled what should I do to get my CLS license here in SD?? I have passed my ASCP, in another state, and tried going the route of following...

CLS, ASCP in Torrance, California

Updated 36 months ago

Getting a clinical laboratory scientist job. - 5 Replies

How did you get your start doing clinical laboratory scientist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need...

daney21 in Toronto, Ohio

Updated 36 months ago

states that dont require cls to take ascp test? - 2 Replies

im confused by the language on the ascp website. i for sure know some states do not require a specific state license. but are there states...

Serge G in West Islip, New York

Updated 37 months ago

M.S vs. B.S in clinical laboratory scientist - 3 Replies

I just graduated college with a B.S in Biology. Now after weeks of deciding whats my next move going to be I decided to go back to school for...

Mike in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 37 months ago

About to graduate! - 2 Replies

I am about to be a Michigan State University alumni of CLS, and I am wondering if anyone has any data about the best places to work as a CLS? I will...

osita john in Nigeria


I am a medical laboratory scientist registered and licenced by medical laboratory science council of nigeria,i resiide and work in nigeria, i want to...

change your mind again in Somerville, Massachusetts

Certification in Clinical Pathology OR BS in CLS

What can be done with a certification in clinical pathology with no other background in CP/CLS? I have a BS in Health Science and have been looking...

shania rambaran in princes town, Trinidad and Tobago

Updated 41 months ago

Wanting to become clinical lab scientist - 3 Replies

Hi, Recently I have decided that I want to work in the medical field. I have done some research, and have found lab science very interesting....

CLS in West Covina, California

Updated 44 months ago

help needed - where is the post ? - 4 Replies

Hi. I will graduate as a Bachelor of Engineering in Laboratory Biomedicine in a month. What do I need to qualify for a job like this in your country?...

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