Health Professions Program

Program Admissions

Any current, former or graduated student from a regionally accredited college or university can apply for admission into the Clinical Laboratory Science Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree program at Indiana University School of Medicine. Students not currently enrolled at IUPUI must apply for enrollment at IUPUI before submitting the Health Professions Program application.

Students apply to the Clinical Laboratory Science program during the fall semester for enrollment with the cohort starting the next fall semester. Most students submit their application during their third or fourth years of postsecondary coursework. Students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree may also apply.

Students accepted into the Clinical Laboratory Science program must complete all of the program’s admission requirements before classes begin. Admission into IUPUI does not guarantee enrollment into the Clinical Laboratory Science program.

Admissions FAQs

Prerequisite courses and minimum standards for admission into the Clinical Laboratory Science program are detailed in the IUPUI Bulletin and in the Program Requirements file. Course checklists tailored for IUPUI students are available.

Prerequisite coursework completed at domestic, regionally accredited institutions is typically acceptable. The IUPUI Admissions Office and the Clinical Laboratory Science program’s admission committee evaluate all domestic and international transcripts.

No. Prerequisite coursework must be completed by July 1 prior to entry into the program. Students must have successfully completed 84 semester credit hours of coursework before enrolling in the Clinical Laboratory Science program.

The IU School of Medicine’s Clinical Laboratory Science program is a cohort-style program with all students starting in the fall semester. Students must be full-time.

The IU School of Medicine’s Clinical Laboratory Science program does not accept students for just one course or laboratory area. Students receive training in all areas of the clinical laboratory in preparation for the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) Medical Laboratory Scientist examination. Students who are seeking categorical certification in just one laboratory area should consult the ASCP for information on pathways to obtain categorical certification.