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Clinical Laboratory Science

About the Program: 

The Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences BS–CLS is a joint degree offered with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey –School of Health Related Professions (UMDNJ–SHRP).

Bloomfield College, in conjunction with Rutgers SHRP (School of Health Related Professions), offers a four-year program leading to a B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

The degree has two possible tracks:


• Cytotechnology
• Medical Laboratory Science (formerly Medical Technology)

Students must complete a three-year, (24 course units) pre-professional component at Bloomfield College and a 15-month professional component at Rutgers SHRP (School of Health Related Professions) (Newark). Bloomfield College students who have earned 24 course units by completing the General Education courses, as well as the professional courses listed under each specialty, may be admitted to Rutgers SHRP (School of Health Related Professions) for the remaining professional courses
provided they have:

A. been in residence at Bloomfield College for a minimum of 8 courses;
B. achieved an overall grade point average of 2.75, and;
C. received grades of C or better in all required

Please also take note of the Common Core and General Education Programs.