Why Consider a Clinical Laboratory Profession?

Unlimited Opportunities!

Clinical laboratory professionals are in great demand!

You can have:  

  • Multiple employment opportunities immediately after graduation
  • Flexibility in working hours and shifts 
  • Highly versatile skills that translate into an unlimited choice of practice settings
  • An excellent background for advancement to careers in research, medicine and biotechnology

Important Work!



Join a Large Component of Health Care!

  • Clinical laboratory professionals are the third largest group of health professionals after doctors and nurses, with a quarter of a million working in clinical laboratories nationwide
  • There are over a thousand different clinical laboratory tests
  • Billions of clinical laboratory tests are performed annually in laboratories throughout the U.S.

Job Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - 2008 through 2018:

        12% growth in new laboratory positions in addition to positions vacant from retirements and attrition from the field

        Rapid job growth and excellent job opportunities are expected