Submitting an Application for Admission
Admission to the M.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science is for either Fall or Spring Semester. All applications and requested materials (i.e., application fee, transcripts, letters of recommendation, personal statement) should be submitted to the LIU Post Graduate Admissions Office. The Program Director reviews applications throughout the academic year. There is no deadline.
Students pursuing the M.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science must complete Clinical Laboratory Science Application for Admission (PDF) and the Long Island University Application for Admission. Any questions about the CLS program should be directed to the Program Director Dr. Anthony Capetandes firstname.lastname@example.org
Please complete and mail the Clinical Laboratory Science Application for Admission to:
Anthony Capetandes, Ph.D., MT(ASCP)
Program Director Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences
School of Health Professions and Nursing
Brookville, N.Y. 11548-1300
To apply for admission, please follow these steps.
1. Long Island University Online Application for Admission
Applicants must complete the Long Island University Online Application for Admission. The application can be obtained by clicking on the above link or selecting the Apply Now button in the upper right-hand corner of this page.You can also request that a graduate application be mailed to you by calling 516-299-2900 or emailing email@example.com.
2. Application Fee
Mail a non-refundable application fee of $50 by either check or money order (made payable to Long Island University) or contact the Bursar to submit fee via credit card. Please write your name on the check or money order, if that is your preferred method of payment. International applicants must pay the fee in U.S. dollars by sending an international money order or check. You can also pay by credit card by printing the Credit Card Authorization form on the Bursar website or by calling 516-299-2323. Cash, international postal money orders or Eurochecks are not accepted.
Submit official undergraduate and/or graduate transcript with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants who will have not completed their degrees prior to admission deadlines should submit a transcript without the final semester’s grades. Such applicants may be accepted pending receipt of their final degree noted transcripts. Submit one copy of official transcripts from all other institutions attended, including other graduate programs.
International students should refer to the International Admissions website for transcript requirements.
4. Letters of Recommendation
Submit two professional and/or academic letters of recommendation that address your potential for success in the profession and your ability to complete a graduate program. Letters of recommendation should be from an academic source, preferably a professor or academic official who is familiar with your academic history and achievement. If you have been out of school for several years, recommendations may come from your employer or supervisor. The references should be given the Letter of Recommendation signed by you, along with a stamped envelope addressed to: Graduate Admissions, LIU Post, Admissions Processing Center, P.O. Box 805, Randolph, MA 02368-0805.
5. Personal Statement
Submit a statement of approximately 500 to 1,000 words describing your reason for pursuing graduate study at LIU Post, your personal and academic background, relevant experience, and your professional goals. You may submit this statement as part of the Online Application for Admission, or follow at a later date as a hard copy.
6. International Students
In addition to the requirements listed above, international applicants must submit official score results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The required minimum acceptable TOEFL score is: 90 Internet-based (233 computer-based or 577 paper-based) or minimum IELTS score: 7.0. International students whose native language is English, or who have attended for at least two years an accredited College or University where the only medium of instruction is English, may have the English Language proficiency requirement waived. The waiver is determined on an individual basis following a review of the student’s application. Students whose English Language proficiency is below the required minimum score but who are academically admissible will be “Conditionally Admitted” to the program and required to first complete LIU Post’s English Language Institute prior to enrolling in any academic coursework.
Send Us Your Application Materials
Graduate applicants can send their admissions materials to:
Graduate Admissions Processing Center
15 Dan Road, Ste. 102
Canton, MA 02021
International applicants should send their admissions materials to:
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548-1300 USA
NEED HELP WITH YOUR ADMISSIONS APPLICATION?
If you have any questions about the admissions application process or requirements, please contact the Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at 516-299-3039, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.