Clinical Laboratory Science

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Clinical Laboratory Science BSOn campus*CLS Program application

*Written statement of academic and professional goals

*Contact information for two college science instructors (preferably one biology and one chemistry) for use as references

*A personal interview may be required

Additional Admission Criterion:

*Applicants and their physicians should assure that the applicant can perform the Essential Functions, listed on the CLS website and in the CLS Student Handbook.

*Selection is made on a competitive basis, due to limited program capacity; admission to UIS does not guarantee admission to the Clinical Laboratory Science program
*90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours of lower-division courses

*UIS gen ed requirements

*2 semesters of general chemistry

*1 semester of organic chemistry

*2 semesters of biological sciences, with at least one semester of human physiology or anatomy and physiology

*1 semester of statistics or higher mathematics

*1 semester of microbiology with lab (in addition to the two biological science courses listed above)

*1 course in genetics and a second semester of organic chemistry recommended
Department Chair/Program Director in consultation with Department FacultyYes, all CLS admissions are contingent on successful completion of prerequisitesN/A