Masters Degree Program in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

How to Apply

Applications are accepted online at the University of New Mexico Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) website. International students must follow the separate application procedures established by the University of New Mexico's Global Education Office.

Application Process Overview

All Applicants

Domestic Applicants

International Applicants

Submit to the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program:

Submit to the Office of Admissions

Submit to the Office of International Admissions:

UNM Med Lab Sciences Graduate Program

MSC09 5250

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

UNM Office of Admissions

Attention: Graduate Studies

PO Box 4849

Albuquerque, NM

87196-4849

UNM Global Education Office

MSC06 3720

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

87131-0001

United States of America

Letter of Intent

Three letters of recommendation

GRE Scores (if taken)

Documentation of MLS(US) Certification

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Online application

Application Fee

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Requirements and deadlines for international students and applicants can be found at the above website


Application Instructions:

All domestic applicants should send the following materials directly to the University of New Mexico Office of Admissions.  International applicants must apply through the Global Education Office.

Application: Please access the graduate online application here.

Please enter all information requested on the application. Indicate your full legal name and any other names you use.  If you do not have a social security number, please request one from your nearest Social Security Office (note that social security numbers will not be used as a student ID). To complete, enter “Clinical Laboratory Science” as the Graduate Unit and MS-CLSC as the UNM major codes when requested.

Application fee: A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 must be submitted with your application via credit card online. No application will be processed until the fee is paid.

Transcript: One official transcript is required for every college or university you have attended whether or not you have received a degree (with the exception of the University of New Mexico; unofficial transcripts from UNM are acceptable).  Do not list study abroad programs separately on the application form if they are included as part of a transcript program from an accredited US institution.  Transcript must arrive in the Admissions office sealed by the registrar in order to qualify for consideration.

Letters of Recommendation:  You will be asked to supply contact information for your recommenders when completing the online application. The CLS masters program requires three letters of recommendation.

All Applicants Please Send The following Materials Directly to the MLS Office:

  • Letter of IntentYou must submit a letter of intent briefly describing your experience and objectives in undertaking graduate study in Clinical Laboratory Science (maximum of 2 pages, typed, double-spaced).

  • GRE Scores: You must arrange to have your official GRE general Test scores sent directly to the MLS Program Office by the testing agency.  (Institution code = 4845 & Department Code = XXXX).  You are encouraged to include a photocopy of your test scores with the application for initial consideration if you have taken the exam.

  • TOEFL Scores: (for international applicants) must also be submitted to the Medical Lab Sciences Program.

  • Transcripts: One official transcript is required for every college or university you have attended whether or not you have received a degree (with the exception of the University of New Mexico; unofficial transcripts from UNM are acceptable).  Do not list study abroad programs separately on the application form if they are included as part of a transcript program from an accredited US institution.  Transcript must arrive in the MLS office sealed by the registrar in order to qualify for consideration.

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