In the CLS concentration, you will complete degree requirements at DePaul, followed by an independent one-year program at a hospital associated with DePaul (currently Evanston Hospital). After completing your degree, you will be eligible for national board certification by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology and/or the National Certification Agency for Medical Lab Personnel. Entry into the one-year program is on a competitive basis. Admission is not guaranteed.

Course Requirements

Biological Sciences Core

Biology courses that fulfill the Scientific Inquiry Domain requirements, other than the General Biology sequence, do not generate credit toward the major.

Mathematics

Choose one additional course from a following Calculus sequence:

Students may be advised on the basis of their performance on the Mathematics Diagnostic test to take one or more pre-calculus courses. 

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.