Masters Degree Program in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Deadlines and Review Cycle

The deadline for application is: Fall semester: June 15 ALL MATERIAL MUST BE RECEIVED BY THIS DATE!  

Admission Requirements

  • BS or equivalent from an accredited US institution, or a recognized foreign institution.  If your degree is from a foreign institution, please have the UNM International Admissions Program review your transcripts.  Their number is 505-277-5829
  • Documented certification as an MLS(US) from ASCP. 
  • Overall minimum 3.00 GPA (preferred minimum GPA of 3.0 in science classes)
  • International students must take the TOEFL and score 580 on paper-based test, 237 on the computer-based test, or 92 on the internet-based test
  • GRE Assessment is suggested but not required
  • Previous research or laboratory experience is highly desirable.

Note: Students interested in applying to the CLS Masters must contact program advisor Margaret Alba ( prior to applying.

Admission to this program is highly competitive and attainment of the above minimal requirements does not ensure admission to the program.  The admissions process does, however, allow for consideration of students who may not have attained all of the above requirements but have otherwise demonstrated exceptional potential to succeed in graduate study.

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