Job Opportunities

In the past five years, the HSHS St. John's Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science has had a 100 percent graduation rate and a 100 percent pass rate on the Board of Certification MLS exam. In addition, graduates have been 100 percent successful in finding laboratory positions at competitive salaries.There is currently a critical shortage of qualified clinical laboratory professionals.

Although the program does not guarantee job placement, program officials assist the students in resume preparation and by maintaining an active list of potential employers and networking in the clinical laboratory professional organizations.

Graduates predominately accept positions in hospitals, clinics, or research laboratories. However additional job opportunities exist in arenas such as industry, public health, forensic science, consulting and education.