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Clinical Laboratory Sciences - Cytotechnology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, NJ,
Completion of this program will result in a BS in Clinical Laboratory Sciences with a concentration in laboratory science or medical technology awarded jointly by Fairleigh Dickinson University and the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions (Rutgers-SHRP). 


Students will complete 96 credits during their first three years at Fairleigh Dickinson University. They then must apply for acceptance to the professional component at Rutgers-SHRP.

Admission to the clinical courses at Rutgers-SHRP requires a separate application, usually in the junior year. Consult the allied health adviser for application details and time lines. Admissions decisions for the clinical program are made in accordance with criteria, policies and procedures established by a joint Committee on Admissions, and Academic Status for the degree program and cannot be guaranteed by FDU.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical and Pathological Terminology
  • Biological Sciences 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology

            English Language Requirements

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            Academic Requirements

            General Requirements

            • An Application for Undergraduate Admission
            • A $40 non-refundable fee
            • Two letters of recommendation
            • Official SAT or ACT standardized test scores
            • Official transcripts from all high schools attended
            • Personal Essay on a topic of your choice optional
            • Personal Interview optional

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              45528 USD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 45528 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
            • National

              39686 USD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 39686 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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            Living costs for Madison

            • 1793 - 4420 USD/month
              Living Costs

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