Bachelor of Science
Laboratory Sciences Program
goal of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) Program is to produce
skilled, inquisitive scientists capable of competing and excelling in
the twenty-first century job market. Since its inception in 1951
at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, the program has
graduated more than 500 clinical scientists. (The program became
part of Our Lady of the Lake College in 1997.)
CLS curriculum an articulation program of study that enhances basic
skills in clinical laboratory science and broadens career opportunities.
Graduates are equipped to accept leadership positions, seek career
enhancements and/or pursue graduate studies.
Clinical Laboratory Sciences programs are accredited by the National
Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS; 8410 West
Bryn Maur Avenue, Suite 680, Chicago, IL 60631; (773) 714-8880).
Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program consists of one hundred thirty-five
credit hours. The nontraditional articulation program is composed
of the existing Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT) curriculum, a third
year of academic courses, and a fourth year of advanced cognitive and
psychomotor clinical instruction.
applicant must meet the following minimum requirements for admission to
the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program:
of a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) on all
college work attempted with a minimum of a “C” or better in
biological sciences, chemistry and mathematics.
who are enrolled in the Clinical Laboratory Technician program at Our
Lady of the Lake College can be accepted on a provisional basis provided
they possess a Bachelor of Science degree.
degree must be from a regionally accredited institution with an
overall GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) plus sixteen semester credit hours
in chemistry and sixteen semester credit hour in biological sciences.
are issued with the approval of the director of the Clinical Laboratory
Sciences Program. Call (225) 768-1700 for more information.
Lady of the Lake College welcomes applications from all qualified
individuals. All transcripts are reviewed on an individual basis,
according to College policy, in order to determine eligibility and
placement in the program. Equal educational opportunities are
offered to all who meet entrance requirements, without regard to race,
gender, ethnicity, creed, marital status or age.
Our Lady of the Lake College
Financial Aid Office is available to all applicants to discuss
eligibility for financial assistance. Please call (225) 768-1714
to schedule an appointment.
are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) form. Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center also
offers generous tuition reimbursement to qualifying employees.
more information about the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program email
Deborah Fox or to request an application packet, please call (225)
768-1700 or e-mail:
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