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CLS Programs Spring 2016

If one were to finish their prerequisites in Fall 2015, which CLS programs will take applications for the Spring 2016 class while the prerequisites...


Updated 2 days ago

CLS Fall 2015 Interview for SFUS, SJSU - 61 Replies

Hi all, Anyone who got into SFSU received any email regarding orientation day/first day of school and etc.?


Updated 11 days ago

Job Outlook For CLS - 11 Replies

I don't have any CLS openings at this time.


Updated 12 days ago

UCSD Fall 2015 applicants - 68 Replies

[QUOTE who="apical_meristem in Los Angeles, California"]Really? Did you do a rotation there? Or did you previously work there? There are openings in...


Updated 18 days ago

Fall 2015 UCI/Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital CLS - 51 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS_1st time applicant in Redwood City, California"]Did anyone not receive an acceptance or rejection email from Santa Barbara at...


Updated 23 days ago

Cal State LA CSULA CLS Applicants Fall 2015 - 157 Replies

Yeah, I got the rejection email as well. :'( Not sure I'll reapply this year or hold it off so I can gain some more work experience. Either way, I'm...


Updated 29 days ago

CLS physics requirement - 2 Replies

To fulfill the physics requirement you need: "3 semester or equivalent quarter hours of physics including instruction in principles of light and...


Updated 29 days ago

Good MLS schools in SoCal? - 6 Replies

Loma Linda in San Bernardino offers a BS in CLS.


Updated 29 days ago

Career advancement as a CLS in rank & pay without having to move to administration. Is it possible? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS student in Davis, California"]Is it possible to move up in rank and pay scale without having to move up the administrative ladder ie:...


Updated 1 month ago

UC Davis UCD CLS applicants Fall 2015 - 19 Replies

Same here.


Updated 1 month ago

CLS vs. CGMBS - 1 Reply

CLS will open more doors to you than CGMBS. The reason is, most labs do not need a molecular CLS to do work. This automatically means less job...


Updated 1 month ago

Uc Irvine CLS interview - 8 Replies

Do you mind sharing your stats and experience? I want to know what it takes to get in. Thank you.


Updated 1 month ago

CLS applications for Spring 2015 - 35 Replies

[QUOTE who="Hope in Long Beach, California"]Anyone applied to csula / uc Irvine? Any news or experiences to share? Thanks![/QUOTE] Hi there, I...


Updated 1 month ago

Clinical laboratory clinical program at CSUDH - 5 Replies

Good luck to all interviewees in the coming week's Thurs & Fri internship inteviews! 44 available spots. Would have been more but Long Beach...


Updated 1 month ago

Does anyone have any questions to ask a recent CSULA CLS graduate? - 104 Replies

There's a more appropriate way to post. Create a new posting regarding your services. The topic at hand is regarding the CSULA program. People here...


Updated 1 month ago

What are typical clinical laboratory scientist salaries? - 5 Replies

Reference labs pay low. Big hospitals are where the pay is at. I saw a Kaiser CLS rate for per diem of $59 an hour.


Updated 1 month ago

Common Essay Prompts - 1 Reply

How about what characteristics/ qualities will make YOU a good CLS?


UC Davis CLS program

Hello All, Did anybody receive an interview invitation from UCD program? Does anybody know the best way of preparing for the interview...any info on...


Updated 1 month ago

Job outlook for CLS in the next 10, 15, 20 years - 5 Replies

CLS demand is high and stable. The only issue is hospitals are having a tough time with the new healthcare law. Many hospitals are closing or being...


Cls job outlook in nyc

Hi everyone, I'm currently a freshmen in college. My school offers cls program and I am interested in getting into that program. However, when...


Updated 1 month ago

CLS research - 4 Replies

Thanks teffy. I've never really heard of CLS's doing research before. I'd be interested to know if anyone else on this board has experience with it.


Updated 1 month ago

California CLS Program Pre-reqs - 4 Replies

Kevin, Google for "MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED FOR CLS PREREQUISITES" and you'll find a PDF file of classes in California that qualify. Not sure how...


Updated 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months ago

clinical lab scientist - 1 Reply

clinical lab scientist Program in california

CLS student 2015

Updated 3 months 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 6 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 8 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 9 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 10 months ago

Should I pass CLS examination within 150 days after I finished online application and paid $230? - 2 Replies

I need your help…. One of our clients is looking for "30 Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist" with their ASCP in place who are...


Updated 10 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 11 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 11 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 11 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...

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 12 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 13 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...

baconandeggs in San Luis Obispo, California

Updated 18 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...

whisper in California

Updated 18 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 18 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 19 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...

SoCalCLS in calabasas, California

Updated 21 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...

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