Bachelor's in Clinical Laboratory Science

Clinical Laboratory Science is designed for students who seek a Bachelor of Science degree, national certification and Florida licensure as a clinical laboratory scientist.

Your knowledge of the human body in health and disease is broadened in courses that include physiology, chemistry, human genetics, microbiology, transfusion medicine, immunology, hematology and molecular diagnostics. Clinical experiences at community laboratories are integrated within the curriculum and enhance your growth as professionals. Graduates of this  program have diverse skills for employment in a clinical or research setting. The CLS curriculum also serves as a solid preparation for medical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy, and graduate school.

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The CLS program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773-714-8880.

The following outcome measures are published yearly:

Year
2020-2021
2021-2022
2022-2023
Placement
100%
100%
100%
Graduation
95%
89%
96%
FGCU Pass Rate
76%
71%
77%
National Pass Rate
76%
75%
81%

Graduates of the program will find career opportunities in a variety of settings:

  • Hospital laboratories
  • Physician group practices
  • Regional reference laboratories
  • Industrial biotechnology
  • Clinical management
  • Medical and pharmaceutical sales
  • Research
  • Laboratory computer information systems
  • Product development
  • Forensic medicine
  • Clinical education
  • Public health laboratories
  • Government
  • Veterinary laboratories
  • Laboratory consultant
  • Infection control

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CLS STUDENT GUIDEBOOK

  • Accreditation

  • Admissions Information

  • Program Requirements

  • Curriculum Map

  • Course Description

  • Course Schedule

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Tuition, Fees, and Financial Assistance

  • Current Clinical Affiliates

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Marieb College of Health & Human Services

Department of Health Sciences

10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

239-590-7453