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Clinical Laboratory Science


Clinical Laboratory Science




Pre-Nursing 2+2

Pre-Nursing Lakeview College

Pre-Occupational Therapy



Pre-Physical Therapy

Pre-Physician Assistant

Pre-Veterinary Medicine


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About the Program

Eastern Illinois University offers a program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in clinical laboratory science (formerly medical technology). The CLS degree program consists of three years (90 semester hours) of regular college courses at EIU, followed by a period of clinical training (32 hours) in an affiliated hospital laboratory. The courses taken at the affiliated hospitals are EIU courses and therefore are entered on a student's transcript.

Upon successful completion of the hospital work, the student becomes a candidate for a college degree and is eligible to take the certifying examinations of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists for registry as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.