California Occupational License

License Title:
    Clinical Hematologist Scientist
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Licensing Agency:
     California Department of Public Health
     Laboratory Field Services
     Personnel Licensing section

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 850 Marina Bay Parkway
Building P, 1st Floor
Richmond,  CA  94804 - 6403

     Phone Number: (510) 620-3800
     Fax Number: (510) 620-3688

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Clinical Hematologist Scientist (also known as Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists)

Application Fee: $230.00

Renewal Fee: $230.00 + $16 CE fee

Renewal: 24 units/hours of Continuing Education (CE) every 2 years

Requirements: Official transcript with Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science or equivalent major which shall include at least 25 semester or 38 quarter units in Biology including Hematology. Verification of one year clinical training or work experience in all areas of the specialty of the hematology in a clinical Laboratory that processes a certificate under CLIA for performing high complexity testing in the specialty of hematology. All documents must be sent directly to LFS from the source.

Examination: Applicants must refer to the LFS website for the list of approved certifying organization examinations for each license category.

Average Time to Process Application: 150 days. 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 1031.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 191042