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Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)

Degree Offered: BS Clinical Laboratory Science

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Oregon Tech, in partnership with Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), offers a course of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science degree. Students take coursework that combines a rigorous competency-based science curriculum with community-sponsored clinical training.

Graduates are prepared to enter the medical laboratory science profession and to pursue career opportunities in various laboratory settings including medical, research, and public health. The CLS curriculum also provides a solid preparation for those who wish to pursue graduate school. Students who successfully complete the degree program are eligible to take the Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) national board certification examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Oregon Tech-OHSU Clinical Laboratory Science Program is to educate, train, and graduate professionally competent and ethical individuals, committed to life-long learning, and who are prepared to meet current and future workplace challenges in medical laboratory science.

Accreditation

The CLS program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773-714-8880. Web contact at http://www.naacls.org/

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I Am a Medical Laboratory Scientist
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) video contest winner, created by the MLS students at Bowling Green State University.

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Contact Us

Deb Disko, Program Representative

Oregon Tech Division of Health Sciences
Department of Clinical Laboratory Science
27500 SW Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

Program specific academic, non-academic and admission policies and protocols are available upon request.