Careers: Doctor of Clinical Laboratory Science

Careers: Doctor of Clinical Laboratory Science
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First Cohort for New Students

The application for the DCLS is not yet open. The first students will be able to apply for the Fall 2025 cohort. Reach out to our Enrollment Services Team with questions!

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What Can You Do with a Doctorate of Clinical Laboratory Science?

A Doctorate of Clinical Laboratory Science degree is designed to expand on the knowledge and skills beyond the bachelor’s and master’s levels. Professionals with this qualification can seek opportunities within Higher Education, Technical Laboratory Roles, and Diagnostic Management.

With this degree, you can qualify to become an advanced practice medical laboratory scientist to serve as a High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD) as defined by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). These professionals oversee quality assurance for complex laboratory environments and help to verify that testing and general laboratory operations are being completed well.