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North Kansas City Hospital’s School of Clinical Laboratory Science

This 47-week clinical program allows students to complete their college senior year of instruction at the Hospital. The program acquaints students with instruments, procedures and clinical experiences found in a hospital laboratory as well as teaches them about disease processes and correlating them with lab results. Upon program completion, students are eligible to take the national registry exam to become certified Clinical/Medical Laboratory Scientists.

The North Kansas City Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science boasts a 98% pass rate on the ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology) Board of Certification exam.

Download our brochure for more information.

Students are chosen for the program based on overall GPA, work experience, interview, academic preparation, science GPA and recommendations. Our School is affiliated with 12 colleges and universities.

How do I apply?

Complete the entire application and return to:

Marisa James
Program Director School of Clinical Laboratory Science
North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Program fee and refund policy

Program approval

The North Kansas City Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science is approved through:

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Telephone: (773) 714-8880 

Scholarship Providers

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Education and Research Fund

American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) 

Job Centers

The American Association of Clinical Chemists (AACC)

The American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Career Tools

If you are interested in becoming a laboratory professional, but would like more information, take a look at the career tools listed below.

Labs are Vital - A professional recruitment and support site underwritten by Abbott Diagnostics.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handook

Lab Science Careers

The American Society for Clinical Pathology informational website

A coalition of 17 professional organizations that provide press releases and offer nine recruiting  tools for organizations and individual laboratory professionals.

Other Resources

  • Lab Tests Online - this website is a forum for anyone who has questions about lab results.
  • Patient Testimonial - a real life example of how medical laboratory intervention helped save a life.

Additional Information

For more information, call (816) 691-1321, email or write:

Marisa James, Program Director
School of Clinical Laboratory Science
North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116

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