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Clinical Laboratory Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Indiana, PA, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Clinical Laboratory Science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Through the use of precision instrumentation, medical technologists (also known as medical laboratory scientists) analyze blood, tissue, cells, and other body fluids to provide data critical to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. 
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Overview

We offer a bachelor degree in Clinical Laboratory Science at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. They work closely with pathologists, other physicians, and other laboratory professionals who specialize in clinical chemistry, microbiology, and other biological sciences.

The Curriculum

  • This 120-credit program consists of two phases of study. Phase one includes 90 credits of coursework in the preclinical sciences such as chemistry, biology, physics, and math, plus the Liberal Studies requirements completed at the IUP main campus. All requirements in phase one must be completed before progressing to an affiliating school of medical technology.
  • Phase two includes 30 credits in the 12-month clinical year, during which students attend classes and clinical rotations at one of the many affiliating schools of medical technology located in Pennsylvania and New York. The affiliate programs are fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS).
  • Students are encouraged to earn at least a 2.8 grade point average in math and science courses in order to be competitive for admission to an affiliating school. IUP does not guarantee admission to the clinical program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Physics 
  • Physics I Lab
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Principles of Microbiology
  • Intro to Medical Microbiology
  • Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • $25 Application Fee
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement
  • Official Transcripts
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7916 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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