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Admission Requirements

  • Incoming freshmen must have a solid B average (3.0 or 82-85 grade point average) and an average SAT score of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math combined) or ACT Composite of 20 or above.
  • Transfer students must have completed more than 24 college credits. A minimum college G.P.A. of 2.67 is required for application review for the CLS program. If you have completed fewer than 24 credits, you must also submit high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.

Transfer students must submit official transcript(s) from all colleges or universities attended and two letters of recommendation preferably from former science professors. Both transfer students and starting sophomores at LIU Post must follow these requirements.

B.S. in Biomedical Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science Program applicants are required to maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 2.67 and must also complete a separate application directly to the Program Director, Clinical Laboratory Sciences prior to commencing their junior year at LIU Post.

For selected applicants, a second B.S. in CLS track is available that requires a minimum of 32 credits. Selected applicants require a B.S. in Biology, or a B.S./M.S. in health care professions, and a science GPA of 3.0 to considered eligible. The total number of credits may exceed the 32 credit minimum as determined by the Program Director based, in part, on the number of pre-requisites earned with a minimum of a "B" per course (in Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Organic Chemistry (1 semester), Biochemistry (1 semester), Statistics (1 semester), Cell & Molecular Biology (1 semester). A 3.0 GPA is required to remain matriculated in the second B.S. in CLS program.  No research project is required for the second B.S. in CLS track.


Students pursuing the B.S. in Biomedical Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science must complete a Clinical Laboratory Science Application for Admission (PDF) and the Long Island University Application for Admission.

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 
LIU Post
Brookville, N.Y. 11548-1300
Phone: 516-299-3039