Over 35 Years of Quality CLS Education

Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences is to prepare students for lifelong participation in health
care delivery and the biotechnology industry in an instructional environment where students achieve their full intellectual potential.
The guiding philosophy is dedication to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and community service.  The faculty achieve
programmatic excellence by continuing to assess the needs of students, alumni and employers.

Welcome to the home page of the Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York! The Department offers courses of study leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in biotechnology or medical technology, or the Master of Science degree in biotechnology. Information about each of the degree programs, about the faculty and their research interests and about the location of the Department is available from this site.

F or information about New York State Clinical Laboratory Practitioners, national certification and examination dates contact these certifying agencies:

-The NYS Office of the Professions/NYS Education Dept.
-The ASCP Board of Registry
-The National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel, Inc. (NCA)

F or information about the profession of medical technology contact:

-American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
26 Cary Hall
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214-3005
(716)829-3630
FAX:  (716)829-3601