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Clinical Laboratory Science, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Louis, MO, United States
The Clinical Laboratory Science program at Maryville University prepares students to use molecular, microbiological, and hematological procedures to help doctors diagnose and treat patients.
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Overview

As the U.S. population ages and new technology evolves, the need for clinical laboratory scientists in hospitals, research laboratories, and pharmaceutical companies will continue to rise.

Maryville University offers a Clinical Laboratory Science degree in which students graduate with a bachelor’s degree in science in four years and earn the concentration in Clinical Laboratory Science after an internship during the fifth year.

Students in Maryville’s clinical lab science program graduate with a bachelor’s degree in science in four years, and a concentration in CLS after an internship in the fifth year. Maryville is affiliated with St. John’s Mercy Hospital School of Clinical Lab Science and entry into the internship is highly competitive. Once you complete the program, you will be eligible to take a CLS/MT certification exam.

Professional Partnerships

St. Louis is a world-class hub for sciences research and development. With more than 400 industry-related businesses in the region, medical laboratory science degree students gain internship and research opportunities with companies such as:

  • Danforth Plant Science Center
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Mallinckrodt
  • Monsanto
  • Pfizer

Accreditation

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC

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:

  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Advanced Physiology 
  • General Microbiology
  • Biochemistry 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Immunology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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:

    6

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • One Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or counselor
  • Unofficial English translated copies of high school (secondary) transcripts or GED score (except students who have a bachelor’s degree)
  • Unofficial English translated copies of transcripts from all college or universities previously attended
  • Financial certification in two forms is required in English: A letter of support from the sponsor and a bank statement from the sponsor’s bank account with dollar amounts stated

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1015 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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