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The Clinical Laboratories at UCSF Medical Center offer paid one-year post baccalaureate Clinical Laboratory Scientist Training Program leading to obtaining California licensure as a clinical laboratory scientist. Training starts in the last week of March and First Tuesday of September of each year. Application deadline will be last Friday of August for March training session and June 1st for the September training session.

Trainees will be introduced to the newest methodologies and state of the art analytical equipment, which is utilized to provide accurate test results used in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases.

The primary mission of the training program is to prepare competent clinical laboratory scientist trainees with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to assume the roles of current and future demands of ever changing laboratory environment of continuous technological advancements.

The extensive scientific knowledge and laboratory skill developed through the training program will provides the student with a distinct advantage of engaging in performing high complexity laboratory testing in the areas of clinical chemistry, hematology, blood banking, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics, immunology/serology, urinalysis and body fluids.

Due to continued growth and demand for qualified clinical laboratory scientists, we expect our graduates to have employment at our labs by the time they obtain their California licensure.

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