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.
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:
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