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Samra in Sonhomish,WA in Everett, Washington

Updated 8 months ago

MLT to MT - 80 Replies

Hello I am curently a ASCP Medical Lab Tech in New york with a license and with an associates degree. i have been working for 3 years and I am...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 8 months ago

Do you need certification or license to be a medical technologist? - 5 Replies

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...

Lilly in Charlestown, Massachusetts

MLT/ CLS certification

Hi, So I have a B.S in biology with a minor in chemistry. I want to get into the MT field and hopefully move out to California. So my question is,...

kristelpinx in Arlington, Virginia

Updated 8 months ago

Fields of medical lab science - 1 Reply

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...

Amy in North Liberty, Iowa

Updated 8 months ago

Study Material and how to study for M (ASCP) EXAM they ask obscure ogranims? - 20 Replies

I took the M(ASCP) 2 weeks ago and failed. The test was so hard about 80% of the questions where about organisms subspecies never mentioned in class...

Eli in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Updated 8 months ago

Have B.S. in microbiology how can i obtain a MLT/ASCP - 57 Replies

Hello, I just recently obtained my B.S. in microbiology and have taken a medical microbiology course with lab. In it we performed urinalysis, strep...

btcomp in Kenockee, Michigan

Updated 8 months ago

How can I re-enter the field? - 5 Replies

Hello - I'd like any feedback I can get! I graduated 25 years ago with a degree in Medical Technology and am ASCP certified. There were very few...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 8 months ago

Automation in the laboratory - 2 Replies

Hi everyone. I am doing my MLS clinical rotations for my BS degree right now and I've noticed something. The labs in our school are getting a lot of...

Krb in New York, New York

Updated 8 months ago

MLT job search in the NYC area - how and where to get the best pay - 1 Reply

Hi, I will be taking the NY Medical Laboratory Technologist licensure test this summer and will then begin applying for jobs in the NYC and...

ZGH in Walnut Creek, California

Updated 8 months ago

MT/CLS schools in Texas - 146 Replies

To any MT/CLS who went to college in Texas What program did you choose? Why? Would you recommend it? Did you feel prepared to pass the certifying...

Jess in Smyrna, Georgia

MLT salary in Tampa, FL

Hello! I will be taking ASCP (MLT) test this summer and will be looking for jobs in Tampa,FL. I would like to get information on how much recent...

Eli in Longwood, Florida

Updated 8 months ago

Laboratory info to gain Clinical Microbiology experience for ASCP certification - 1 Reply

Hi, I have completed my MHS (Medical Laboratory Sciences) and MS (Molecular Biology) from Quinnipiac University, Connecticut in 2011. Now I would...

Eli in Longwood, Florida

Updated 8 months ago


Im planning on taking the ASCP Microbiology exam in a couple of months and was wondering if someone could recommend what text to study, input about...

Faustina in California

Updated 8 months ago

professional course - 2 Replies

I want to do some professional course so that I can find a good job. I have done masters in biology. Can I do the course of medical technologist??

Miscsu in Modesto, California

Updated 8 months ago

I need your OPINION for CLS License. My Long ROUTE!! Yes, very sad!!! - 21 Replies

Hi, I'm a B.S Chemistry at UC Davis, I'm interested in getting the CLS License. However, my GPA is not so promising 2.7/4.00 and I hvn't complete...

Clstob7 in Alameda, California

Limited microbiologist in Ca

Looking to find a limited microbiologist program in California other than UCSF and UCLA. Thank you.

Clstob7 in Alameda, California

Updated 8 months ago

Quest Diagnostics Training Program - 16 Replies

Hi, I have been accepted into Quest Diagnostics to do my CLS training program. I was wondering if anyone here has done their CLS training at Quest...

CLS in Portland, Oregon

Updated 9 months ago

Any OIT CLS applicants accepted for Fall 2015 yet? - 6 Replies

I was just wondering if anyone has gotten an acceptance letter yet for Oregon Institute of Technology. They told us during the interview that we...

Burgundy in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 9 months ago

MLT or MLS? - 1 Reply

I have a BS in chemistry with a minor in biology. Recently have decided to go back to get an actual degree that I can get a job. Not so sure if I...

Seth123 in Knoxville, Tennessee

Trying to renew mls cert

The ascp website is so confusing. Is there a to just pay for a package that has all the center credits you need? What is the easiest way to get...

ESPL in Calabasas, California

Applying for CA MLT License

I applied for this license back in August so the end of my 150 days is on January 31st. I have received two deficiency emails because they claimed...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Switching to work for a lab instrumentation company

I have worked about 5 years. I am a section supervisor and headed towards potential management in the future. Do you think that jumping ship to an...

jbradsen21 in Lithia Springs, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

Where to take Classes in CA?!?!?!? Please help - 2 Replies

Hello, I was wondering where people usually take courses such as Hematology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry, etc. , I don't see...

yang in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 9 months ago

Questions about nevada state license for MT - 2 Replies

I have a Bsc in biomedical sciences and a Msc in microbiology from Canada with 6 months of experience in Summer jobs as a lab tech. Relocating to Las...

Hani in Amherst, Massachusetts

Updated 9 months ago

Medical Technologist vs. Clinical Laboratory Scientist - 12 Replies

What is the difference? I have been told that they are interchangeable names, but the salary difference is dramatic. In my area, Medical...

bullbarrel in Sacramento, California

What is the average pay for CLS with 12 years experience of the major campanies?

Sutter Kaiser Dignity UCDavis Thanks.

mitra in Longwood, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

specialist in microbiology(ASCP)-not limited license - 1 Reply

Has anyone sat for the SM(ASCP)-specialist in microbiology exam and what materials did you use to prepare for the test?? How often and how did you...

Ashmita Chowdhury in Tampa, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

MLS Lab Supervisor - 4 Replies

Hi, I am doing Masters in Medical Lab Science. I did not do Bachelor in Medical Lab Science, so I am taking some undergrad level courses in my MS...

Hani in Amherst, Massachusetts

Updated 9 months ago

Medical Laboratory Technologist Sponsoring Hospitals in USA - 8 Replies

Any one know about hospitals sponsoring Medical Technologists?

Hani in Amherst, Massachusetts

Updated 9 months ago

H1B sponsoring hospitals - 7 Replies

I wonder if anybody knows a list of H1B sponsoring hospitals in the US particularly in California? I need a sponsor to work there. Thanks

AussieCalifornia in Hayward, California

CLS for Australians

Hi, I am from texas and my wife is from Perth Australia. We recently relocated to the east bay area for a job that I took. My wife is now...

Joseph in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 10 months ago

can i talk to new mls\mlt? - 7 Replies

Is it possible I can ask questions to new mt\mlt who are working? My email is mlshopeful854@gmail,com thanks

Faustina in California

Updated 10 months ago

Considering Move to Washington/Oregon from Cali. Salaries? - 1 Reply

Hi all, I have my CLS and MT(ASCP) from California, and I'm considering making a move up into Washington state or Oregon (or even Colorado). I...

tulsulkarjatin in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 11 months ago

From having ASCP certification to applying a California CLS license - 93 Replies

Hi, I have ASCP MT certification in chemistry few months ago and currently applying for CLS limited CA license. I just received a letter from them...

Steven Pinheiro in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 11 months ago

Which States require CLS/MLS/MT license and cert.? - 3 Replies

So I have searched far and wide for this. So far I have not found a complete answer. My question, out of curiosity, is, "which states require CLS's...

Figuring Things Out in Olean, New York

Updated 11 months ago

ASCP broad question, I suppose. Advice. - 3 Replies

I suppose I am more here for advice than anything. I went and got an associates degree in biotechnology and then started my bachelor's in biotech. It...

itsmaddie in Bayonne, New Jersey

Might have made a mistake with the route I chose for ASCP

So, because I got my BS in Medical Laboratory Science overseas, I didn't really have any counselor or professor helping me with the application...

JenniferMLS in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 11 months ago

Use to predict if you'll pass ASCP - 3 Replies

In this thread, if you're willing, please share the scores you were getting on the exam simulator, and the official score you got on the...

Snam Snae in Los Angeles, California

Updated 11 months ago

Loma Linda University CLS Program - 111 Replies

Hi all, are there people that graduated from the LLU CLS program recenly? Would you mind telling me how are the classes (are they crazy hard?) and...

G. in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 11 months ago

Moving to California - 16 Replies

I've read about the difficulty of getting licensed in California, and I was hoping for a recommendation on how I should handle my situation. I...

V914 in Yonkers, New York

Updated 11 months ago

How much do entry-level Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technologists make in New York? - 58 Replies

I am interested in finding out how much i could expect to make as a Lab Tech if I graduate with a Bachelors in Medical Technology, and get certified...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Show me the money... - 206 Replies

What are typical medical technologist salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

WonderingScientist in Knoxville, Tennessee

Will it be worth it to apply to the Medical Technologist Program?? Tennessee in particular

Sorry for asking the same thing that I'm sure everyone else asks on here, but I am at a cross roads. I have been looking at jobs since I should be...

njbiodude in California

Updated 11 months ago

Does Medical Technology have a positive outlook within the next 4-5 years? - 53 Replies

I am a freshman in college who is planning to complete a degree in Medical Technology within the next 4 years. I was wondering what kind of advances...

jeeny in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 11 months ago

Medical Technology Advanced Certificate after PhD Pharmacology - 9 Replies

Hello, Like many PhD graduates, I am unemployed with little hope of getting a job in industry. I have a Master's in chemistry as well, so I am...

jeeny in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 11 months ago

suggestion for a Ph.D. getting ASCP certificate - 17 Replies

I have been reading this forum for a long time. I like this informative forum a lot. I have my Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences. I also had my BS...

Almost_there in San Pedro, California

Updated 11 months ago

Anybody knows CSUDH CLS program? - 13 Replies

I am checking CSUDH CLS program. I got a little confused. Can I only apply for the one year clinical part? Or I have to take the pre-clinical part...

Cls2015 in Santa Barbara, California

Updated 12 months ago

ASCPi review?? - 53 Replies

which is the best review center for ASCPi certification, ACTS or Pioneer?? pls help, i need the contact no. of pioneer too. thanks.. and what review...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 12 months ago

Medical Technologist in Illinois - 1 Reply

What is the typical salary for a Medical Technologist in Illinois? Preferably in suburban areas. Are there a lot of healthcare facilities/hospitals?...

Smeagol in Orlando, Florida

Updated 12 months ago

Lab Politics - 7 Replies

I went from a doctor's office to a small hospital about a year ago. I like the work, I like my shift, but there seem to be so much scheming and...

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