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Updated 1 hour ago

LLU CLS Summer 2017 Cohort - 1 Reply

Hi! This is the first year they're not doing rolling admissions. According to Alicia at the open house they will not look at any applications until...

CLS Hopeful213

Updated 2 hours ago

California CLS Fall 2017 applicants - 52 Replies

I haven't heard anything either...


Updated 5 hours ago

Does anyone have any questions to ask a recent CSULA CLS graduate? - 106 Replies

[QUOTE who="Vanessa_CLS_DH in Carson, California"]Hello el_barto, I am currently a CLS undergrad at CSUDH. I agree with everyone here that getting...


Updated 18 hours ago

Question about online hematology course - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="ctran95 in Glendale, California"]im thinking of taking hematology and medical microbiology with berkeley extension. could you give me...

CLS Hopeful213

Updated 9 days ago

California CLS Fall 2016 applicants - 191 Replies

[QUOTE who="Clscandidate in Bay area, California"]Awesome, Congrats! I got into SFSU and SJSU and got match with the same affiliate site for both,...


Updated 10 days ago

SJSU Fall 2017 Applicants - 38 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kelly in Cupertino, California"]Yes I also thought about it but when I took Quantitative Chemistry I got interested in Toxicology too and...


Updated 11 days ago

UC Davis UCD CLS applicants Fall 2015 - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS 2017 in Hayward, California"]Hello, I just got invited to the UCD CLS program. I was wondering if you could share your experience...

Nyc ASCP Hopefuly

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...


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...


Updated 13 days ago

Job Outlook For CLS - 21 Replies

[QUOTE who="taurusbzf in Redway, California"]Keep that attitude, take whatever they pay. I have 40 years experience, including 10 years with Quest....


Updated 14 days ago

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

If you are able to take the course without working, I suggest do it. If you are able to get a later shift, do it. Do anything you must need to in...


Updated 19 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="CLS Grad 2016 in Montebello, California"]The description from this community college is very misleading. Unless the program is accredited...


Updated 22 days ago

Sharing CLS Application Experience - 58 Replies

Hey leikela, Most of my science classes with lab were graded separately as well. On the applications, I simply treat lecture and lab as separate...


Updated 25 days ago

Thoughts about DeVry CLS Program? - 2 Replies

Im worry for you about this choice of school. I would strongly suggest you contact Laboratory Field Sciences in California and ASCP to see if they...


Updated 28 days ago

Clinical laboratory clinical program at CSUDH - 7 Replies

Hi, Im trying to apply for the cls program at csudh too. I have decided to take prerequisites like anatomy, physiology, bio and chem at community...

Marissa Hobson

Updated 1 month ago

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Needed for Easy Bay Laboratory - 2 Replies

I also had a great experience with MGA. So thankful for Jason and his team for working hard to find me a position at the facility I have wanted to...

CLS_sfsu_2017 fall

Updated 1 month ago

CLS program (SJSU & SFSU) - Spring 2017 - 75 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS Hopeful213 in California"]Hello- I just received an invitation to interview as well. Any info regarding the first phase of the SFSU...

innerpeace in California

Updated 1 month 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...

CLShopeful in San Jose, California

Updated 2 months ago

Can I still become a CLS? Need advice. - 7 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...

ali in Dublin, California

Updated 3 months ago

You guys are crazy staying in California - 16 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,...

CLSgrad2016 in Montebello, California

Updated 3 months ago

CLS physics requirement - 4 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...

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...

innerpeace in California

Updated 5 months ago

CLS Loma linda university - 52 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...

Anna in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 5 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...

Kelly in San Jose, California

Updated 5 months ago

SJSU CLS Spring 2016 - 6 Replies

I notice there is not thread for CLS SJSU Spring 2016 applications, so just starting one. Good luck everyone.

1stTimeApplicant in San Diego, California

Updated 5 months ago

California CLS Program Pre-reqs - 6 Replies

Hello everyone, A little background information about myself. I graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Physiology, and I am...

Tmax in San Diego, California

Starting a Clinical Lab

Hey everyone! I am currently applying to CLS programs in CA and also other states. I love lab work and plan to work as CLS for a while. But my...

CLSTrainee in Los Angeles, California

Updated 6 months ago

LFS Hematology Requirement - 1 Reply

Hi, on the LFS requirements for California, it says I need to have taken hematology for my BS degree. I am currently in a CLS program that didn't...

Grit_is_key in California

Updated 6 months ago

CLS Fall 2015 Interview for SFUS, SJSU - 63 Replies

Starting a new thread for people who have applied for the the Fall 2015 cycle. I got a faculty interview invitation from SFSU for this week and...

AAP in Buena Park, California

Updated 6 months ago

Loma Linda University Fall 2016 - 30 Replies

Long time lurker dropping in. May I inquire who has been accepted to LLU's CLS program for Fall 2016?

Yang Hong in San Diego, California

CLS application

How to get CLS certification for a 50 years old science guy? :(

Betty in Oceanside, California

Updated 7 months ago

People who got into CLS programs, what kind of employer did you use as a reference? Are those with Lab experience prioritized? - 8 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...

Antmart in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 8 months ago

Regret OT - Going to CLS - 2 Replies

I have been a COTA for 9 months now and abhor it. I had doubts going in, while in school, during fieldwork (didn't enjoy it), and while working. I...

CLS grad in Compton, California

Updated 8 months ago

Loma Linda - 5 Replies

Has anyone tried applying to LLU? Is it easier to get into that program? It is very expensive but maybe it will be worth the try!

CLSTrainee in Los Angeles, California

Updated 9 months ago

Hopeful CLS Applicants - 1 Reply

I apologize if this post seems really long. Like most of you while I was applying to the multiple CLS programs I found this thread and viewed it as a...

OYM in San Francisco, California

CLS- Experience HELP!

Hi there! I am a 4th year at SFSU dreaming and wishing that I get into the CLS program next year. I am having the hardest time to find...

Karen S in Glendale, California

Updated 10 months ago

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

rzayan in Orange County, California

Updated 11 months ago

Need advice on possibly pursuing career as a CLS - 3 Replies

I have a bachelor's degree, but not in biology or a science-related major. My GPA is also pretty low. I am looking to better my future career-wise,...

franc in Pearsall, Texas

Updated 11 months ago



al in Los Angeles, California

CGMBS Program at CHLA

Has anyone ever tried applying for the Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles? I've seen a lot of...

mwilliams15 in Taft, California

Updated 11 months ago

CA CLS applicant wondering about experience vs GPA - 6 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...

RickyRecruiter in Citrus Heights, California

Looking for CLS work in Northern CA?

Experienced or New Grad CLS positions are available in Northern California such as Sacramento or Bay Area. If you are interested in working in one of...

RickyRecruiter in Citrus Heights, California

Updated 11 months ago

How much do CLS make? - 1 Reply

Currently deciding between med school and CLS as an undergrad, how much do CLS make? If I stay in metro areas, can I expect at least $32 an hour?

CLSTrainee in Los Angeles, California

Updated 11 months ago

Too old to start over? - 4 Replies

Good day to everyone. I'm a retired general practitioner and former clinical/medical lab scientist (AMT). I'm sitting the ASCP exam in September...

CLSTrainee in Los Angeles, California

Updated 11 months ago

What is making California CLS programs so competitive? - 2 Replies

My friends, acquaintances, relatives, strangers ask me what my career goal is and I say either say "medical technologist" or "clinical laboratory...

CLSTrainee in Los Angeles, California

Updated 11 months ago

cls processing - 2 Replies

Hi guys..California Department of Health just received my requirements this week..just want to know when I could get the license, would it take...

threefattyacids in California

Updated 11 months ago

UCSD Fall 2015 applicants - 75 Replies

Anybody apply to UCSD CLS program?

threefattyacids in California

Updated 12 months ago

cls processing - 1 Reply

Hi guys..California Department of Health just received my requirements this week..just want to know when I could get the license, would it take...

ugh in San Jose, California

How to get into a cls program? w/ BS in pharmacy from the Philippines

I recently graduated w/ a Bachelors in Pharmacy from the Philippines and I'm looking into CLS programs, hopefully within the San Jose area. I did...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 16 months ago

Cls deficiency - 1 Reply

Hi. Guys please help me. I got an email from lfs. About my cls application for eligibility to take the exam. Here in California. And the email said...

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