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If you’re interested in an in-demand healthcare career, consider a major in clinical laboratory science at University of Jamestown.

You will attend University of Jamestown to complete academic requirements and then transfer to an affiliated institution to obtain hands-on professional training. We invite you to join our dynamic team of teachers and learners in an exciting journey to realize your potential and fulfill your promise.

University of Jamestown Clinical Laboratory Science Distinctions

Clinical laboratory scientists are health professionals who supervise and conduct laboratory diagnostic tests, assisting the physician with diagnoses and treatments. University of Jamestown offers two options for students who major in Clinical Laboratory Science:

  • Option A: Three years at University of Jamestown to complete prerequisite coursework and general education requirements followed by 12 months of specialized clinical training.
  • Option B: Four years at University of Jamestown to complete a bachelor of science degree (biochemistry, biology, or chemistry) followed by 12 months of specialized clinical training.

As a clinical laboratory science major at University of Jamestown, you will benefit from:

  • courses and labs taught by faculty, not graduate students
  • a student community which creates an atmosphere of learning and mutual success
  • advisers who keep abreast of new developments in employment and research in the biology field to provide the best personal assistance possible
  • a liberal arts tradition which provides an important perspective for a strong science background

Proven success

Graduates of University of Jamestown’s clinical laboratory science program have enjoyed a 100 percent placement rate for the past several years.

Courses and Requirements outline the specific coursework for this major. Courses & Requirements

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

DEPARTMENT CHAIR Jensen-Bruce
Bruce Jensen, PhDProfessor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, Developmental Biology, University of Wisconsin; BS, Biology, University of North Dakota
Teaches: Introduction to Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Evolution, and Molecular Biology

Email:jensen@jc.edu
coyleMargi A. Marguerite Coyle, PhDAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, Biology, University of ND; MS, Biology, University of ND; BA, Geology, Wittenberg University
Teaches: Intro to Biology, Ecology, Biology Seminar, Vertebrate Zoology, Ecology of Man & Nature

Email:acoyle@jc.edu
Mika Thorlakson Mika Thorlakson, DCAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: Doctor of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University

Email:mthorlak@jc.edu
Ault-Cindy Cindy Ault, MSAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: MS, University of North Dakota
Teaches: Microbiology, Medical Terminology, Human Parasitology, Immunology, and Chemistry for Health Science

Email:cault@jc.edu
Solensky-Michelle Michelle Solensky, PhDAssociate Professor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota; BS, Biology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Teaches: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Invertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Zoology, Ecology, and Animal Behavior

Email:msolensk@jc.edu
  • University of Jamestown
    Clinical Laboratory Science
    6008 College Lane
    Jamestown ND, 58405