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Updated 4 days ago

Review books to sell - 1 Reply

Hi! I know this post is from months ago but I am interested in buying if you still have the books available. Thanks :)


Updated 6 days ago

Sharing CLS Application Experience - 67 Replies

@AAP I'm in the same situation as you, albeit just a little bit different. Where did you plan to take quan chem online? I can't seem to find anything...


Biochemistry BS to CLS -- what are the best options?

I am going to be graduating in May with a B.S. in biochemistry. I have recently realized that medical laboratory science is more of what I'd like to...

Kat Paz

Looking to pursue new career in CLS but not sure how to approach with the best time and cost efficiency

About 3 years into MRI tech career - it was a fallback option if Neuroscience research job didn't work out (horrible pay but i loved the job). Not a...


Microbiology/chemistry food lab experience helpful?

Hey everyone, I’ve had the hardest time gaining any type of clinical lab experience. It’s so frustrating! So I just landed an interview with a...

CLS applicant in HWD

Updated 25 days ago

CLS Fall 2018 Applicants - 4 Replies

Just graduated this past June with a Microbiology major/minor in chem. 3.3 last 90 GPA. 3.1 cumulative GPA. A’s, B+’s in all my pre reqs. 1 year...


Updated 1 month ago

CLS Applicants SPRING 2018 - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="curious in South San Francisco, California"]Hi~ I heard about the CLS program at UCSF, is it accredited by the National Accrediting...


Updated 1 month ago

CLS Training - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="applicant2017 in Garden Grove, California"]That's what happened with me. I had 6 months training out of state and LFS rejected my CLS...


Updated 2 months ago

Question about online hematology course - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="innerpeace in California"]Hi jimmylee, I took hematology online with UC Berkeley Extension. I just want to share some more...

Jyo in Dublin, Ohio

Updated 2 months ago

MLT to CLS in California - 5 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...

Mnb in Arlington, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Tips for clinical laboratory scientist interviews. - 5 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming clinical laboratory scientist interview? Are there common interview questions that come up...

rahul in Livermore, California

CLS for foreign student

Hi, I have masters in microbiology from India. i am planning to get clinical Microbiologist scientist Trainee License or Clinical Microbiologist...

Ney in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

CLS physics requirement - 8 Replies

I need help! It says I need physics with electricity and light. There are a lot of different physics options at CC's and I'm wondering what you all...

CGMBS CLS in Fullerton, California

How to apply for a CGMBS CLS license in New Jersey?

Have been trying to get in touch with the New Jersey Department of Health or whatever office I can find that deals with licensed professionals ......

said in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 4 months ago

You guys are crazy staying in California - 25 Replies

This whole message board has become all about California and the few CLS programs there. Yes, California does have the highest pay in the state,...

Heather in Northridge, California

How much emphasis is placed on lab experience to get into a CLS program?

I have one year left until I graduate with a bachelors degree in med tech and I would like to apply to a CLS program when I finish, I have a 3.6 GPA...

sususpring in San Jose, California

Updated 4 months ago

California CLS Fall 2017 applicants - 156 Replies

Not sure if there is a thread going on, but thought to start one in case there isn't. I applied to four programs this application cycle, and received...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Updated 5 months ago

Fresh Clinical Laboratory Science Graduate seeking employment - 1 Reply

Hello, I recently graduated from TTUHSC with a degree Clinical Laboratory Science. I am certified, MLS (ASCP), but I am having hard time finding...

MLT2CLS in San Diego, California

Updated 5 months ago

CLS Applicants Fall 2018 (primarily CA) - 3 Replies

Hello! I am a first time applicant for CLS. I am hoping to apply to as many possible programs possible (I really just want to get this career...

jolo alonzo in Canyon Country, California

Updated 5 months ago

CLS Loma linda university - 53 Replies

Hello everyone, Just wanted to share that I was accepted to the LLU CLS program. Anyone here who went there before? If so, what should I...

Janetlane in Los Angeles, California

Updated 5 months ago

CLS program (SJSU & SFSU) - Spring 2017 - 78 Replies

I started this discussion so applicants can have a place to share their experiences and notifications. Please... can responses only be for spring...

oiboyz in Los Angeles, California

Updated 5 months ago

Does anyone have any questions to ask a recent CSULA CLS graduate? - 108 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...

CLStobo in Davis, California

Updated 5 months ago

Worried About My Chances - 3 Replies

I just graduated from UCD a little over a month ago with a BS in biotechnology. For a multitude of reasons, I didn't do my best in some of my classes...

CLStobe in Davis, California

Updated 5 months ago

CA license- physics requirement - 1 Reply

I have worked in Dallas for a little over a year now and am in the process of getting my California CLS license. My school did not meet the 32 week...

clscls in Los Angeles, California

Updated 6 months ago

LLU CLS Summer 2017 Cohort - 51 Replies

Hello! I'm not sure if there is a thread elsewhere for Loma Linda University's CLS applicants for this upcoming summer. Has anyone heard back from...

AspiringCLS in Davis, California

Updated 6 months ago

CLS training program admissions - 3 Replies

Hoping anyone has some feedback or maybe similar experiences?! I'm graduating with my degree this fall and have to start applying to CLS programs...

DaniCalifornia in Fresno, California

Updated 6 months ago

Is it hard to find CLS employment in California - 3 Replies

I just got my CA CLS Generalist license in April and am worried about finding a job. I have 1 year of generalist experience in GA and so far I've...

LAcounty-California in El Monte, California

How much does GPA matter?

I am two years away from being done with my bachelor's in Microbiology. My CC transfer GPA was 3.5 and I am going to work extremely hard to get a 4.0...

DaniCalifornia in Fresno, California

Updated 7 months ago

Help with getting experience?? - 10 Replies

So I'm currently 3 semesters away from getting my degree in Biology with a concentration in laboratory science and a minor in chemistry. I want to...

Chew in California

Stats for Those Attending/Attended CSULA?

Hi for those who got into the CSULA CLS program, I was wondering what kind of stats do you have? I mean like GPA, work experience, research...

AspiringCLS in Sacramento, California

Updated 8 months ago

Thoughts about DeVry CLS Program? - 9 Replies

I am looking into attending DeVry's CLS program in Arizona. Has anyone here attended or know anything about the program? I live in California and...

bjas28 in sacramento, California

Updated 8 months ago

Can I still become a CLS? Need advice. - 8 Replies

I graduated with a Bio major back in 2011. My biggest concern is that I ruined my GPA(2.5) because I was depressed, directionless, and just plain...

flygrrrrl in Lagrange, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

California cls license - 4 Replies

I'm trying to move San Diego from Kentucky. I have bachelor degree in cls with ascp license and almost 10 years experience as a generalists.. I went...

karen124 in San Jose, California

SJSU CLS 2017 Questions

Hi everyone. Does anyone know which SJSU courses suffices the path micro course for SJSU CLS program? I'm getting mix answers, some people (That are...

clskt in Riverside, California

Should I complete pre-req for CLS programs?

Hi, I recently graduated with a Psychobiology B.S from UCLA. I was looking at the programs that offer in CA. I found out that most schools require...

HopefulCLSstudent in Santa Ana, California

Updated 9 months ago

CSUDH CLS - 1 Reply

Hi all, due to difficulty contacting CSUDH I was hoping to get some answers here. Does anyone know what counts as core classes for the CSUDH CLS...

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 10 months ago

CA CLS applicant wondering about experience vs GPA - 7 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...

12345 in Davis, California

Updated 10 months ago

SJSU Fall 2017 Applicants - 40 Replies

For people who applied SJSU Fall 17 CLS program

Faustina in California

Updated 10 months ago

California CLS Fall 2016 applicants - 196 Replies

Just want to start a thread for us California fall 2016 applicants to share information :) I am applying to four Southern California programs:...

Applicant in Davis, California

Updated 11 months ago

UC Davis UCD CLS applicants Fall 2015 - 22 Replies

This is a thread for people applying to the UC Davis CLS program starting Fall 2015 and anyone else interested. Please let us know if you have any...

Nyc ASCP Hopefuly in New York, New York

Fields of MLS

Hi everyone I was hoping someone could give me some input on choosing MLS as a career? There is a lot of automation Taking over my job now and...

mashenkaaa in Waterford, Michigan

How hard to get a position as a laboratory scientist?

My husband has his master's degree in Neuroscience from a decent university in Western Europe. However, he's had a tough time finding jobs in the...

CACLS in Santa Clara, California

Updated 11 months ago

Job Outlook For CLS - 21 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...


Updated 11 months ago

B.S in Biology... what next to become a CLS - 7 Replies

So I have a B.S. in biology and I have been out of school since 2015 (had a hard time finding jobs) and my goal is to be a CLS..... is phlebotomy...

SWC MLT in La Jolla, California

Updated 11 months ago

Get all Pre Req courses through Southwestern Community College - 2 Replies

Hi everyone, I was recently informed that Southwestern Community College might be offering CLS track courses to help those already with BS degrees....

ajb6294 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 12 months ago

Clinical laboratory clinical program at CSUDH - 7 Replies

Hi all, I applied for Fall 15 and got accepted at CSUDH. I was trying to contact the CLS department to get more information, but i have no luck get...

Marissa Hobson in Concord, California

Updated 12 months ago

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Needed for Easy Bay Laboratory - 2 Replies

Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Microbiologist-New Grads Welcome! Livermore, CA MGA Healthcare Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life, Dental,...

innerpeace in California

Updated 12 months ago

Too late? Jan 1st, Jan 15th deadlines. - 3 Replies

Hi, I realize that the application opens in Oct, but the hard deadlines are approximately Jan 1st to Jan 15th. Are the CLS applications based on...

Applicant in Davis, California

2017 Applications

There are so many threads for other application years so I wanted to make a place to chat about applications for spring and fall of 2017. Did...

Anna in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 16 months ago

Re-entering the CLS workforce - 2 Replies

Hi! I am a licensed CLS with over 5 years working experience as CLS. I however I opted to be a stay-at-home parent for my young children for almost 6...

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