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Updated 1 day ago

CLS Program (SJSU/SFSU/UCD) Fall 2019 - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="AAA in Mountain View, California"]Gotcha. I was kind of worried since I only got the one word reply and nothing else after. Guess we'll...


Updated 4 days ago

[CA] Need HELP navigating application process - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS PERSON in Riverside, California"]Hi! I would love to answer any question you may have.[/QUOTE] Do you mind sharing what major you...


Updated 5 days ago

CLS program (SJSU/SFSU) Spring 2019 Applicants - 91 Replies

[QUOTE who="Gianna in Chico, California"]Hi! I have been accepted and will be going with Stanford as well. I am looking for roommates (possibly) to...


Tips on Clinical Experience for CLS programs

Hello everyone, I would like to gain clinical experience for cls programs while taking courses in school. Does anyone have any tips on what places...



Hello, I want to pursue a career as a CLS and was wondering if anyone could help me gather information. I just recently graduated from CSUN with a...


Updated 7 days ago

Which master degree to pursue for a CLS? - 1 Reply

I have this question too. But I'd like to stay out of management and stay more in the lab setting. how am i able to move up from a bench tech without...


Application Personal Statement

Hey guys, I'm planning to apply for the CLS program and am currently working on my personal statement. However, I'm really unclear what direction...


Updated 29 days ago

Question about online hematology course - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="Hope to get in in in Saratoga, California"]Please share your contact I will sent you notes .[/QUOTE] Hey, Here is my email....


Updated 1 month ago

B.S in Biology... what next to become a CLS - 9 Replies

Hello NClark007! So I'm actually a student at Carolinas college of health sciences now. I got accepted into the Histotechnology program which I...


Updated 1 month ago

You guys are crazy staying in California - 28 Replies

[QUOTE who="Pluto in San Diego, California"]Quick question regarding something you said. How does one become a CLS in another state other than...


Updated 1 month ago

Does a non-science degree hurt my chances of getting into a CLS program? - 3 Replies

Hello CLSANXIOUS, Don't worry, you're not alone! I am in the same boat. I graduated with a psych degree and still taking some core courses. I know...


Updated 1 month ago

Can anyone answer questions about Esisenhower Medical Center/s CLS program? - 23 Replies

I’m applying this year for CLS program . Any advices about the program interview and the easiness about the rotations ء. I’m a ClS major graduated...


Updated 1 month ago

Advice about CLS programs in Bay Area - 2 Replies

Thank you so much for your input! It's encouraging to know that with some elbow grease it can be done, and I am willing to put in the work. I also...


Looking to start CLS program next year, few questions

Hello! I have been considering entering a CLS program for a while and have finally found one that may work for me. I have a BS in Biology and...


Updated 2 months ago

CLS Applicants SPRING 2018 - 21 Replies

[QUOTE who="Interested in CLS in Redwood City, California"]Hello, I wonder anyone already had phd degrees applied the program. I obtained my BS in...


Updated 2 months ago

Worried about GPA for CLS program - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="CLS2B in Riverside, California"]Hi FutureCLS2019! Congrats! I look forward to meeting you next month! If you would like to get in...


Updated 2 months ago

Clinical Laboratory Sciences: Better to do Post-Bacchlaureate or a Masters/PhD - 1 Reply

if texas A&m HAS AN CLS department, i would ask them what are the requirements for getting into the program first. Your still at least a year of...


Updated 3 months ago

Hematology Class Offered in San Jose, CA area? - 25 Replies

Also, is MLS 1114 4 Prin Hematology ONLINE course at weber the same course as the hematology required for CLS at San jose state?

clsllu in Fresno, California

Updated 3 months ago

LLU CLS Summer 2018 Applicants - 26 Replies

Hello I Thought I'd make this thread for other applicants to talk to each other about their application process. Reading other indeed threads like...

FutureCLS145 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 3 months ago

CA only CLS License - 1 Reply

I was looking into programs. I was curious if anyone can tell me if there is any difference between CA license only versus ASCP if I plan on staying...

Faustina in California

Updated 3 months ago

Help with Core Requirements - 1 Reply

Hello! So my situation is a bit odd but I was hoping maybe somebody could help me out with some information. So I'm originally from California, but...

AspiringCLS in Davis, California

Updated 4 months ago

California CLS Fall 2017 applicants - 158 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...

Julio in New Hyde Park, New York

Updated 5 months ago

CLS Fall 2018 Applicants - 70 Replies

Has anyone heard from SFSU yet for Fall 2018? The deadline was Nov 1. I realize it may be too early to email them, but I am more and more eager each...

Kiki in Eugene, Oregon

Updated 5 months ago

Sharing CLS Application Experience - 76 Replies

Hello prospective CLS applicants, I applied for the Fall 2016 application cycle. Reading various CLS-related sites/forums especially Indeed really...

mgs in Fresh Meadows, New York

Updated 5 months ago

CLS physics requirement - 11 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...

CLSUndergrad in Fresno, California

Updated 7 months ago

When to apply for CLS trainee’s license? - 2 Replies

I was thinking maybe right before I graduate to apply. I’m so frustrated because none of the CLS advisors at my school know anything about the CLS...

FutureCaCLS in Los Angeles, California

Updated 7 months ago

Stats for Those Attending/Attended CSULA? - 3 Replies

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...

aiylee in Monrovia, California


Received my CGMBS license a few years ago after working as a trainee at a company that offered training to their lab assistants (hired after getting...

LenaK in Eureka, California

Quantitative Analysis course

Hello Indeed Community, I am in the process of completing the required courses for applying to CLS training programs in CA. I have completed Med...

HopefulFutureCLS in Compton, California

NAACLS Accredited vs ASPC - CA only CLS programs

I’ve been looking into different programs to apply to and noticed some are nationally accredited and some are California accredited only. Can anyone...

rockstan in San Ramon, California

Physics (light and electricity) taken in high schoo will be enough or notl? or course options in California

Hi, I have taken Physics twice in my high school, Grade 11 and 12th. Does anyone know if high school physics course will be enough for CDPH trainee...

enaxus in California

Updated 8 months ago

Considering to pursue a new career in CLS but not sure if I can do it - 2 Replies

So I graduated almost 2 years ago from UC Irvine with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and recently I've stumbled upon a new career path that I would...

kelly in San Jose, California

Updated 8 months ago

CLS Applicants Fall 2018 (primarily CA) - 4 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...

CLSsuperhopeful in Los Angeles, California

Vanderbilt 2018

Has anyone heard back from Vanderbilt? During my interview they mentioned that they would discuss all applicants at the end of Jan, but I haven't...

mag_cls in La Jolla, California

Updated 9 months ago

Looking to pursue new career in CLS but not sure how to approach with the best time and cost efficiency - 1 Reply

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...

Clsstudent in Alhambra, California

Updated 10 months ago

Review books to sell - 1 Reply

Hi, I recently took and passed my test and I have a box full of study materials and books that I'm trying to get rid of. For $60, you will get the...

osubiochemist in Columbus, Ohio

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...

CLSUndergrad in Fresno, California

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...

Nini in Elk Grove, California

Updated 11 months ago

CLS Training - 5 Replies

Hi I am a foreign CLS graduate. I have fulfilled all the requirements except for one. I only have 6 months of training, and need another 6 months. I...

Jyo in Dublin, Ohio

Updated 12 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 12 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...

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 ......

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...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Updated 15 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...

jolo alonzo in Canyon Country, California

Updated 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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...

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