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 BS On 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 Faculty Yes, all CLS admissions are contingent on successful completion of prerequisites N/A