Applications

Applications

All application material, correspondence or inquiries concerning applications should be directed to the Program Director:

Barbara Zingale, MSIT, MLS(ASCP)CM - Program Director
School of Medical Laboratory Science
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave, L13
Cleveland, OH 44195
216.448.5338
zingalb@ccf.org

The evaluation of an applicant begins after all application materials and fees have been received. Applicants will be notified when the application file is complete.

To apply to the Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Laboratory Science, follow these steps:

*Due to variations in web browsers, if you have difficulty sending the application, save it to your computer and send it as an attachment to zingalb@ccf.org.

*Some browsers may not allow the application to download. If necessary, download Adobe Reader and then confirm that the default PDF reader for your computer is set to Adobe Reader.
  • Request transcripts from all colleges attended be sent to the Program Director.
Medical Technology Students from Affiliated Schools

Medical Technology Students from Affiliated Schools

The following materials must be mailed or emailed to the program director:

  • The complete application file must be received by December 1 to ensure consideration for admission to the following year’s class. This includes the transcript evaluation and all transcripts.
  • Application fee of $20. Do not send cash. Make check or money order payable to: The Cleveland Clinic. This fee is non-refundable.
  • Official transcript from each college or university attended.

Students from affiliated universities must confirm that the baccalaureate degree conferred upon completion of the program is a BS in chemical, physical, or biological science or medical technology.

The applicant will receive acknowledgement of receipt of the completed application file, as well as information regarding any additional materials needed to complete the application file as needed. Please wait for instructions before submitting any other material.

Non-medical Technology Students from Non-affiliated Schools

Non-medical Technology Students from Non-affiliated Schools

Individuals who are not enrolled in a Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science (Clinical Laboratory Science) program, but who have their BS in chemical, physical, or biological science or medical technology (including the required prerequisite chemistry, biology and mathematics coursework) will be considered for admission.

The following materials must be mailed to the program director:

  • The complete application file must be submitted by December 1 to ensure consideration for admission to the following year’s class. This includes the transcript evaluation and all transcripts.
  • Application fee of $20. Do not send cash. Make check or money order payable to: The Cleveland Clinic. This fee is non-refundable.
  • Official transcript from each college or university attended.

The transcript will be evaluated by the Program Director in order to ensure completion of the required prerequisite courses before the program starting date.

The applicant will receive acknowledgement of receipt of the completed application file, as well as information regarding any additional materials needed to complete the application file as needed. Please wait for instructions before submitting any other material.

Preference will be given to applicants who are in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science programs at affiliated schools if all other qualifications are equal.

The Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Laboratory Science does not accept 3+1 students from non-affiliated schools. No exceptions.

Applicant with Foreign Credentials

Applicant with Foreign Credentials

Foreign credentials must be evaluated by an acceptable agency before application to the program can be accepted. The agency must generate a report that lists courses taken with their United States equivalent grade. For a list of ASCP Board of Certification approved evaluation agencies, please visit: International Procedures for Examination & Certification (Appendix D).

An original or photocopy of this report must be submitted with the application documents.

Official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) are also required. The score must be less than two years old or the test will need to be repeated prior to application.