Clinical Laboratory Science

Departmental Website

http://www.eiu.edu/premed/programs_labscience.php

Overview

The Clinical Laboratory Science program represents a revision of the Medical Technology program. The name change more appropriately describes the discipline and represents a nationwide trend. The program provides students with a solid foundation in management, computer, and problem solving skills, as well as a strong science background. The program is a good foundation for students wanting to pursue graduate work in Forensic Science.

Students in this program complete 90 credits on Eastern's campus, and then take clinical courses at an affiliated hospital during their senior year. Upon completion of these courses students graduate with a bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science and are eligible for national board certification.

Four Year Degree Plan

http://eiu.edu/premed/documents/cls_checklist.pdf

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=25&poid=3653

Typical Starting Positions

Graduates from the program over the past 10 years have a 100 percent employment rate and work in a variety of settings, including hospital laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, scientific supply companies, hospital administration, industry quality control, instrumentation companies, and many others.

Scholarship Listing

Brian & Trina Myerscough- Chad Pfeffinger Outstanding Sigma Pi Service Award
COS Advisory Board Endowed Fund Sch
COS Student Advisory Board Student Assist. Award
Dr. Harold M. & Alice D. Cavins Scholarship
Gerardo J. Solis Latino/Latina Scholarship
Lewis T. White Memorial Scholarship
Scholars in Undergraduate Research at Eastern (SURE Awards)
The Eunice Dougherty Scholarship

To search for scholarship opportunities please visit http://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/

Department of Clinical Laboratory Science, Life Science 2058
Contact Name: Pam LeVine
Contact Email: plevine@eiu.edu
Web: http://www.eiu.edu/premed/programs_labscience.php