The major is administered by the area of Clinical Laboratory Science in the School of Health Sciences and Wellness .
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE DISCLOSURE (NC-SARA)
The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:
The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands
The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:
The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:
California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia; Puerto Rico
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of CLS program, you will be proficient in the following entry level learning outcomes:
- Achieve scores of 60% or greater on the Pre-Clinical Competency Examination
- Complete a minimum of 800 hours of supervised clinical practicum with scores of 70% or higher on the final evaluation forms in each discipline, prior to graduation
- Achieve a grade of a C or better in your Capstone course, CLS 499 Advanced Clinical Studies
- Achieve scores at 70% or greater on the Comprehensive Examination administered at the end of the Clinical Practicum
- Achieve scores at levels equal or greater than the national average on the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) National Board of Certification (BOC) Examination
Includes the academic program (a minimum of 64 on-campus credits) and the clinical practicum (24 off-campus credits).
Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.