Clinical Laboratory Science Career Opportunities
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Clinical Laboratory Science Degree Program

Clinical Laboratory Science Careers Overview

Today, over 3,000 laboratory tests are used for diagnostic evaluations. With the completion of the Human Genome Project, introduction of new medical technologies will cause this number to more than double. Because of these medical and technological advances, the clinical laboratory science career field is growing faster than the average for all other occupations1. As a result, highly trained clinical laboratory scientists will be needed to perform these tests and interpret their results. A DeVry University education can help you gain these talents and take your place in this rewarding clinical laboratory science occupation.

Areas of Opportunity


Career Opportunities

Areas of Opportunity

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from DeVry University, you'll be prepared to perform roles in health care.

  • Work with a dynamic team of health care professionals, you'll perform tests in a lab setting to determine disease and evaluate treatment
  • Work for manufacturers of lab equipment, supplies, or home and laboratory diagnostic kits

Clinical laboratory scientists are in hot demand in a number of diverse environments, including:

  • Biotechnology firms
  • Center for Disease Control
  • Clinics
  • Diagnostic testing companies
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Government agencies
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Medical equipment companies
  • National Institute of Health
  • Peace Corps/Vista
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Physician's offices
  • Private & nonprofit organizations
  • Research foundations
  • State and Municipal Departments of Health
  • U.S. Armed Services
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Department of State
Career Opportunities

DeVry University graduates in Clinical Laboratory Science will be prepared for career-entry positions in areas such as:

  • Biotechnology
  • Infection Control
  • Lab Information Systems
  • Public Health
  • Research and Development
  • Transfusion Services
  • Transplant Services

For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Health Sciences.