Clinical Laboratory Scientist Certificate
Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist Certificate
The College of Professional and Global Education is pleased to offer one year post-baccalaureate training programs for Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) and Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist (CGMBS).
Designed to address the critical shortage of clinical laboratory scientists, the Clinical Laboratory Scientist Certificate Program has established partnerships with a consortium of clinical laboratories for the required bench training.
For more information, see Program Details.
Who Can Apply?
Persons holding a minimum of a bachelor's degree with specific course requirements received prior to admission to the program may apply for admission.
Admission Information & Requirements
CLS Program Admission Requirements
CGMBS Program Admission Requirements
A minimum of a bachelor's degree (baccalaureate) with specific course requirements, received prior to admission to the program (approved by the program director and accepted by the state of California for the purposes of licensure).
A minimum of a bachelor's (baccalaureate) or an equivalent degree in biological or clinical laboratory science, or a field related to genetics, received prior to admission to the program (approved by the program director and accepted by the State of California for the purposes of licensure).
Apply to the Program
CLS Applications will be accepted from October 1 of the year preceding the internship until January 15 of the year the internship begins. All application materials must be received in office by close of business on January 15.
CGMBS Applications will be accepted from February 1 until April 30 of the year the internship begins. All application materials must be received in office by close of business on April 30.
Tuition & Financial Aid
The per unit fee for each course is $675.00.
Both the CLS and CGMBS Programs have been approved as Gainful Employment Programs by the Department of Education. Eligible trainees can apply for Federal Financial Aid to support them during the year that they are in the program.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
The Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program can be accessed here.
CLS Outcome Measures
External certification or licensure results (when exam taken within 12 months of completion of program) - % pass
Graduation rates - % graduated
Attrition rates - % did not complete
Placement rates (i.e., employment positions in a closely related field, or pursuit of further education) -