Lead Faculty: Mr. Philip Payne
The Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Clinical Laboratory Science will provide the students an opportunity to complete their degree entirely online, at a pace that suits their needs. The program contains necessary prerequisites to make application to the Laboratory Field Services Branch of the California Department of Health for a trainee license. After successful completion of a 52 week CLS training program at a California approved training facility, the student can apply for the licensing examination for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Some graduates may choose to find employment in the clinical diagnostics/medical device industry, or pursue advanced degrees such as in Healthcare Management.
To receive the Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Clinical Laboratory Science, students must complete at least 180 quarter units as articulated below, 45 of which must be completed in residence at National University and 76.5 of which must be completed at the upper-division level. Refer to the section on undergraduate admission procedures for specific information regarding admission and evaluation.
Requirements for the Major (11 courses; 49.5 quarter units)
This program is available online.