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Updated 2 months ago

The HEW certification.. - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="John Bassett in Lorain, Ohio"]According to CLIA guidelines, an HEW CLT is supposed to be equivalent to an ASCP MT, A few years ago I was...


Updated 2 months ago

Taking the ascp mlt exam in 1 month - 11 Replies

I am currently studying to take the ASCP International MLT certification. I have worked as a Biomedical Scientist in Belgium and in the UK for more...


What is the fastest way to becoming an MLS with a BS in Biology

I have a BS in biology with no lab experience. I am interested an becoming an MT/MLS. I am wondering what the fastest route would be to achieve this....

Newly single mom


Hi everyone, As my username states, I am a newly single mother with a 1.5 year old. I have been interested in medical lab science for a couple of...


Any idea on route 4 ascp MLT (technician not technologist) ?

Hi everyone I'm hoping some of you with more knowledge in the field would know more on this topic. Here is a copy and paste of the MLT certification...


Updated 3 months ago

Any MT/MLS from MA? Please Help!!!! - 3 Replies

Hello, I'm not sure if you still are looking for answers, but I was in a similar boat a few years ago. (Bio/Pre-Med degree from UMass Amherst). I...


Updated 3 months ago

Medical Laboratory Technology: Pearls of Wisdom by Valerie Dietz Polansky - 21 Replies

[QUOTE who="Zoya in Hollywood, Florida"]Hello did you by any chance get that book? I'm also looking for it. Please help![/QUOTE] It's not called...


California Perm or Travel?

I'm thinking of becoming a CLS traveler in California and have a few questions. What are the current salaries in San Diego? Is it better to...


Updated 4 months ago

ASCP vs ASCPi - 19 Replies

[QUOTE who="ModernVampire in Burbank, California"]What pathway did you choose June?[/QUOTE] Standard Pathway Education requirements You must...


Updated 4 months ago

Route 2 Question - 2 Replies

Yep! I was told the same about the 30 day rotaton in areas I didn't normally work.


Updated 4 months ago

Why you really don't make that much more money in California... - 48 Replies

CA is NOT all it's cracked up to be and I will be running from it faster than Forrest Gump asap. I guarantee, however, I'll not be running to the...


Updated 4 months ago

UK BS Biomedical Sc + MS Microbiology wants to work in USA - 5 Replies

Thank you so much for such a valuable information. I'm thinking of moving to California from UK. I'm a senior Biomedical Scientist here. I guess...


Updated 4 months ago

Cuviello Reference Manual of Medical Technology AMT Exam - 1 Reply

Have you found the book Cuviello's reference manual for AMT exam iam look for it too can you email me at if u have clue


Updated 4 months ago

How competitive are CA CLS programs? - 54 Replies

Hi everyone! I am here to search for helps, I am trying to get into a CLS program in CA, wondering if anyone can give me some advice or suggestions...


Updated 4 months ago

Economic trends and CLS - 25 Replies

Most recently I've noticed hospitals finally putting in effort to hire, train and retain new med techs to reduce their shortage and dependence on...


Updated 4 months ago

MLT to MT in Tennessee - 1 Reply

Eevee does MLT pay well?


Updated 4 months ago

Do I have no chance in Cali? Should I move on to other states in the U.S./careers? - 2 Replies

I know that a person's more recent grades count for more. Your experience at the reference lab is very valuable and the fact you got A's in all the...


Updated 4 months ago

Sacramento State University CLS Program - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tkirkpat4 in California"]Hello. I realize this is a late response, but to anyone else who is curious - I attended CSUS and graduated in...


Updated 4 months ago

MLT starting salary - 451 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS48 in California"]I'm not sure MLTs can report results out. I'd like to see evidence of that. Do you have a link that specifically...


Updated 4 months ago

Don't waste your time becoming a Medical Technologist - 66 Replies

[QUOTE who="Melrose in Rego Park, New York"]You get actual respect being a pharmacist..and 50% more the salary...4 extra years of schooling really...


Updated 4 months ago

Clinical microbiologist - 2 Replies


Thomas Brickhouse

Updated 4 months ago

MLT while pursuing BS in Biology? - 1 Reply

I'm afraid so, since you do not have time working a laboratory you have to go through a NAACLS program. You have 3 options you can do it a the...


Updated 5 months ago

medical technologist job in USA - 180 Replies

The medical laboratory technologist works in collaboration with laboratory staff, pathologist, and laboratory director to provide high quality...


Updated 5 months ago

AMT MT exam? - 1 Reply

Did you pass? Is it harder than ascp? I'm planning to take the exam on 15 days from here.

Wenxue in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

ASCP(MB) certification - 6 Replies

I was wondering if I read Route 1 correctly for taking the Molecular Biology exam by ascp. All you need is a bacherlor's and MLS certification,...

suii in Tampa, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

CLS vs. MLT vs MLS?! - 9 Replies

Hi All, Can someone explain to me differences between these acronyms (at least in California)? I know they all do ASCP board exams but what make...

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 5 months ago

BS Bio graduate, qualms about becmoing a MT. - 69 Replies

Hey everyone, I recently graduated from the University of California- Irvine, and I am totally lost right now. My main goal from my college career...

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 5 months ago

CLS Interview for SFSU - 271 Replies

Hi everyone, I've found these forums to be of immense help during my prep for applying to CLS programs in California and after 1.5 years of...

asnnoodle in Santa Cruz, California

Updated 5 months ago

American wanting to work abroad - 2 Replies

Hello, I am a certified MLS(ASCP) with a bachelors in Medical Laboratory Sciences. I currently work as a generalist in Michigan, but am looking...

asnnoodle in Santa Cruz, California

Updated 5 months ago

Rejected from SJSU CGMBS....need advice - 3 Replies

Hi all, I am a senior graduating this May with a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology and hoping to become a CGMBS. I've applied for a trainee license...

njbiodude in California

Updated 5 months ago

DeVry offering Clinical Laboratory Science? - 10 Replies

What is everyone's opinion on a diploma mill like DeVry starting Bachelor's Degree program in Medical Laboratory Science? I was shocked to hear about...

James in Maple Valley, Washington

Updated 5 months ago

Requirements to get a CA-CLS license: Out of State (DRAFT) - 234 Replies

So apparently after some digging, it seems that we have some solid information on how to obtain a California license if you are from out of state. I...

CLS 2013 in San Jose, California

Updated 6 months ago

Anyone going to CLS Program interview at UC Davis in Nov 2012? - 75 Replies

Anyone who got interview call from UC davis for March 2013? I got today kinda confused choosing interview dates between 6th and 19th Nov ! If anyone...

Nestor in North Babylon, New York

Updated 6 months ago

Masters in CLS - 9 Replies

Hi, I have a question about pursuing a masters degree in CLS soon after I finished my BS degree MLS with University of Cincinnati (online). I only...

Marlon in Sparks, Nevada

Updated 6 months ago

Salary and demand of Medical Technologist. - 83 Replies

We the Medical Technologist always had being place at the of the line. Always the favorit of the Hospital are the Nurses and the Doctors. But the...

Khanzy in Burlington, Massachusetts

Updated 6 months ago

How Hireable is an M(ASCP) versus MLS(ASCP) - 20 Replies

I have a B.S. in Biology and am pursuing a postbaccalaureate certificate in Clinical Microbiology that will qualify me to sit for the exam for...

Samra in Sonhomish,WA in Everett, Washington

Updated 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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??

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