Thank you for your interest in the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. On this web page you will find the application form for the Professional Program. Eligibility to apply to the Professional Program: Students are required to have completed the bulk of the pre-clinical coursework and at least one semester at UW-L at the time of application, or to have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in an associated field. GPA of 2.75 or above is highly recommended. GPA's below 2.5 will not be considered. The application deadline (for all application materials) is February 15. Please refer to the instructions when filling out your application. The following application materials may be downloaded from this web site.
Clinical Laboratory Science Program Application Form
PDF: 79K / 5 pages
Instructions for Completing the Application Form
PDF: 28K / 2 pages
Clinical Laboratory Science Reference Form
PDF: 63K / 2 pages
Clinical Laboratory Science Disclosure Statement
PDF: 18K / 2 pages
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Qualified applicants will be interviewed in March and offers of admission and alternate admission will be made by the end of March. Classes in the Clinical Laboratory Science Program will begin in the Fall.
Affer acceptance to the CLS major, you will be required to make a separate application for acceptance in the Clinical Phase at one or more of the accredited hospital programs affiliated with UW-L. The application for the clinical phase is submitted early in the Fall semester, and you will be notified if you are accepted in the same semester.
The UW-La Crosse Clinical Laboratory Science Program is an academic affiliate of hospital programs accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification examination.
We look forward to receiving your application and the opportunity to meet with you during the interviews. If you have any questions about eligibility or the application process, please contact our Program Office at (608) 785-6960 or the Program Director, Dr. Diane Sewell at (608) 785-8255.