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College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Now students in East Texas are able to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science without traveling across the state. The Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology program at UT Tyler is a collaborative program with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston.

About the UTMB/UT Tyler Collaborative CLS Program

  • Junior and senior-level lectures from the University of Texas Medical Branch are presented in UT Tyler classrooms via a combination of interactive television, streaming video, and Blackboard.
  • Laboratory sessions are scheduled on the UT Tyler and Tyler Junior College campuses and in other local laboratories.
  • Clinical (in-hospital) preceptorships are included in the program and are assigned in hospitals and labs in Tyler, Longview, Palestine, and Nacogdoches.
  • Full-time or part-time degree plans
  • Graduates will be immediately eligible for the national certification exams for MT/CLS/MLS.
  • Graduates of NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Technician programs (MLT) are waived 21 credit hours in recognition of prior education.
  • LEAP program available for working MLT's.

Applicants should apply for the program at the UTMB School of Health Professions, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

Applications are accepted until July 1 for the following fall semester class.

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