Applicants who are in their junior year of a baccalaureate degree must be from one of the following affiliated academic institutions in order to receive college credit for courses completed in the program:
Admission Application Form. Please fill in form online, print and mail back to St. John's School of Clinical Laboratory Science with the application fee.Reference Form
Applicants from non-affiliated academic institutions must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university prior to entering the program.
The program Application and Reference form can be downloaded. Applicants must submit a completed application by December 1 to be considered for the following July class. A non-refundable $25 application fee must accompany the application.
Applicants must also complete an on-site personal interview in the fall preceding the clinical year. A list of available interview dates will be sent following receipt of application materials. Applicants must notify the program of their choice of date. While the School makes every effort to accommodate choices, an interview date is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Interviews consist of a presentation of the faculty, a general orientation, laboratory tour and personal interviews with members of the Student Selection Committee. This in-depth approach requires a half day.
Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be submitted by December 1. Three Reference forms must be completed by a biology and a chemistry professor/instructor or teaching assistant, another science professor or current/former employer and also submitted by December 1.
Admission to the program is competitive, based on academic and non–academic selection criteria. Academic performance is assessed through college transcripts. Non-academic criteria are assessed through application materials, reference forms and the personal interviews. These include, but are not limited to: interpersonal skills, dependability, adaptability, integrity, organizational ability, initiative, communication skills, laboratory skills, and problem solving.
Applicants who meet the qualifications for admission are eligible for acceptance regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military discharge or any other characteristic protected by law.