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Clinical Laboratory Science

The Clinical Laboratory Science program prepares students to become licensed clinical laboratory technologists.

Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Clinical Laboratory Science


Course Credits: 120


Degree Duration

4 Years :4 Years (Direct Route)
4 Years :1 year pathway + 3 years degree (major


Pathways Available

International Year One


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

Technologists discover the presence or absence of disease in collected samples, and provide data that help physicians determine the best treatment for a patient.

CLS students will take three years of general education, basic and advanced science courses, followed by a clinical year that combines professional internships at regional hospital clinical laboratories with coursework.

  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

The only licensure-qualifying Clinical Laboratory Science BS in Westchester and the Bronx

Meetings with American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)

Full-day hospital-based clinical rotations

Your Pathways

International Year One

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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