California Occupational License
California Department of Public Health
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Laboratory Field Services
Personnel Licensing section
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
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Clinical Laboratory Scientist (also known as Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists)
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Application Fee: $230.00
Requirements: Official transcript with Baccalaureate Degree posted with course requirements, 16 semester or equivalent quarter units of chemistry, including instruction in analytical and biological chemistry. 18 semester or equivalent units of biological science including instruction in immunology, hematology and medical microbiology. 3 semester or equivalent quarter units of physics including lights and electricity.
Examination: Applicants must refer to the LFS website for the list of approved certifying organization examinations for each license category.
Renewal: 24 units/hours of Continuing Education every 2 years.
Average Time to Process Application: 150 days (5 months). Incomplete application packages may be abandoned 150 days after registration.
Refer to LFS website for more complete information.
Authority: Business and Professions Code, Division 2, Chapter 3, Section 1200-1322. California Code of Regulations, Title 17. California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Section 1032.
|Occupation Title||SOC Code
|Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists ||191042 |