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Clinical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science

Clinical laboratory technologists collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances. Technologists in this profession perform complex tests disseminating results to ordering physicians and surgeons for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. In large laboratories, the clinical laboratory technologist may specialize in fields such as immunohematology, clinical chemistry, cytotechnologists, immunology, and others.

Begin your journey here

Students may complete three of their four years of course work at Indiana University Kokomo, meeting prerequisite course requirements before completing their fourth year including clinical experiences by transferring to the IU School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.

What you can do with this degree

Students in this career may find employment in:

  • hospitals
  • doctor’s offices
  • diagnostic laboratories
  • military hospitals
  • and more

Students aspiring to help the population by aiding in the diagnosis of medical conditions through identifying disease and pathology, such as cancer, infections, pathogens or even diabetes, will find this career to be rewarding.

Discover more about this program

To learn more, visit the Indiana University Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine website.

Last updated: 02/01/2016