Clinical Laboratory Science is a profession that combines the challenges and rewards of medicine and science. According to the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, more than five billion tests are performed yearly in today’s laboratories. These tests range from the simple pre-marital test to more complex procedures for detecting such diseases as diabetes, anemia, cancer, and AIDS.
What's Unique about this Degree: Students completing this program to clinical laboratory science can benefit from a 2+2 transfer agreement with Purdue University.
Good to Know: The Pre-Clinical Laboratory Sciences program at Vincennes University is designed to transfer to some four-year institution for completion of the baccalaureate degree. Upon receipt of your bachelor’s degree, you will be eligible to take the examination of the Board of Registry. In order to earn certification as a Registered Medical Technologist MT (ASCP), you must pass this exam.
Who is this degree for: Clinical Lab Sciences within chemical sciences is excellent preparation for a career in clinical laboratory, food science, or pharmacy. Pharmacists, Clinical Laboratory Technologists, and Food Scientists are much in demand in the job-market for research and development in chemical and pharmaceutical industries, medical laboratories, and state and federal governments.