Applying as a Guest Student fot the Clinical Year Program

With the exception of the preclinical fundamental courses and the Clinical Year courses, Guest students applying to the Clinical Year Program must complete all coursework required for the MLS degree from their home college/university prior to the beginning of the Clinical Year each Fall Semester.

A letter from the home college/university, stating that all coursework has been completed is required before guest students can register for Clinical Year classes.

Pre-Requisite Requirements  Credits
Biological Sciences  16
Chemistry   16
Mathematics   3
Minimum GPA of (in both cumulative and in the cognate sciences) 2.50

All Clinical Year Program guest students must complete the following pre-clinical fundamental courses at the Berrien Springs campus, the summer prior to the beginning of the Clinical Year.

If equivalent courses were previously taken, these requirements can possibly be waived. Contact the Program Director to request an evaluation of course equivalency.

Course # Preclinical Fundamental Course Requirements  Credits
MLSC210   Fundamentals of Hematology & Hemostasis  2
MLSC230   Fundamentals of Clinical Microbiology  3
MLSC240   Fundamentals of Immunohematology  1
MLSC320   Fundamentals of Immunology  3
MLSC350 Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry 3

Application Process

  • The application to the Clinical Year Program can be printed from here

    • You may also request it from the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences by telephone at 269-471-3336 or via email at cls@andrews.edu.  

  • The Clinical Year application should be submitted during Fall Semester of the Junior (third) year and no later than January 31 of the year an applicant is planning to begin the Program. (e.g. If planning to begin the Clinical Year in Fall 2017, the application is due on January 31, 2017).

  • Guest students do not apply to Andrews University; only to the Clinical Year Program through the MLS Department.

  • The MLS Admissions Committee typically meets in early March. Applicants are notified of the Committee’s decision shortly thereafter.

Clinical Year Application