Admissions information for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Certificate program
Deadline: June 15, 2017
The Post Baccalaureate Certificate Programs are designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree from a college or university and have met all science and math program requirements. A Generalist certificate and Categorical certificates (Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry, Immunohematology and Hematology) are available.
- Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Laboratory Sciences applicants must complete a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or other closely related field that includes all math and science requirements listed below.
- All applicants must complete the program prerequisites listed below and no grade less than C will be accepted. All science courses must be designated for science majors.
- Precalculus, 3 semester credit hours
- General Chemistry I with lab, 4 semester credit hours
- General Chemistry II with lab, 4 semester credit hours
- Biology I with lab, 4 semester credit hours
- Biology II, 3 semester credit hours
- Microbiology with lab, 4 semester credit hours
- General Physiology or Human Physiology (upper division), 3 semester credit hours
- Genetics, 3 semester credit hours
- Organic Chemistry I with lab, 4 semester credit hours
- Statistics (math, science or psychology), 3 semester credit hours
- Overall GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Overall science GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Completion of the Texas Common Application
- Payment of the non-refundable application fee
- Two reference forms completed by former instructors (preferably science instructors) or employers
- Interview with Department of Clinical Laboratory Science faculty members
- Submission of official transcripts from each college and university currently or previously attended. Applicants who are enrolled in college courses at the time of application should submit an official transcript showing courses in progress. An updated transcript must be submitted upon completion of the courses. Note: Transfer credits indicated on another school’s transcript are not accepted in lieu of submitting the original institution record for that coursework. Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a NACES Members evaluation agency English translation.
- International Applicants only: Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores; minimum scores of 560 (paper) or 68 (Internet)
After submitting your online application
Once you have submitted your Texas Common Application online, electronically send or mail all required official documentation to:
UTHSCSA Office of the Registrar
Mail Code 7702, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900
For more information
Before applying: Contact the School of Health Professions Office of Admissions and Special Programs.
About the program: For more information about the Clinical Laboratory Science Bachelor of Science degree program, contact Cheryl Burns, program director, or see the UT Health Science Center San Antonio course catalog.
After applying: Contact the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Office of the Registrar:
Long Campus, Room 317L MED
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed holidays.