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Clinical Laboratory Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Career opportunities in Clinical Laboratory Science

Clinical Laboratory Science program within the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point professionals integrate biology, chemistry and medicine to provide the information necessary to maintain proper health and diagnose, monitor and treat diseases. They're employed at hospitals, clinics, public health laboratories, epidemiology, research, industry or forensic science. Three options are offered in UW-Stevens Point’s clinical laboratory science program: cytotechnology, histotechnology and medical technology.

Cytotechnology prepares you to serve as a detective, searching for signs of disease by distinguishing gross and subtle changes in human cells found in any tissue or fluid of the body.

Histotechnology allows you to prepare, process and stain tissue from surgery and autopsies for microscopic examination. Histologic techniques, histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, enzyme histochemistry, DNA probes and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques represent some areas of interest.

Medical technology focuses upon the clinical areas of microbiology, immunology, hematology, immunohematology, chemistry, molecular pathology, body fluid analysis and laboratory management. As a medical technologist you would provide the essential testing to diagnose, monitor and treat patients as well as develop test procedures, assure quality and conduct research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Overview of Health Occupations
  • Evolution of Health Care
  • Evolution of Health Care and Health Care Professions
  • Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Clinical Orientation
  • Body Fluid Analysis
  • Special Work

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Original application for admission form
  • An original bank statement or sponsor's letter corresponding to the financial support statement for undergraduate program applicants
  • A copy of your passport photo page
  • Original transcripts
  • Your personal statement
  • Application fee (credit card authorization form, bank check, or money order drawn on U.S. Dollars)
  • Official TOEFL score results sent to UWSP at ETS school code 1919 or
  • Official IELTS score results sent to UWSP
  • Or conditional admission to university

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2375 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Madison

  • 1015 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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