Clinical Laboratory Science

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Clinical laboratory science is crucial in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Clinical lab scientists use sophisticated instruments such as microscopes, electronic counters, and automated analyzers to test blood, tissue, and body fluids. Laboratory personnel must be concerned with accuracy and be able to work under pressure. There are many areas of specialization in clinical laboratory science, including clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, hematology and blood bank technologies. There is also a strong demand for new professionals to enter the field. educational training ranges from certifcate programs in phlebotomy to doctoral degrees in the clinical laboratory sciences.
If you have strong analytical and technical skills and can work well on your own, you may fnd a career in clinical laboratory science to be very rewarding.