Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Laboratory Science

In the post-baccalaureate certificate in medical laboratory science program, students complete required courses either on a full- or part-time basis. Courses in the major are designed to broaden the student's foundation in the sciences in preparation for the clinical phase of the program. All courses are taken through distance learning, with the exception of the four months of clinical practica. The clinical practica are usually taken on a full-time basis upon completion of didactic coursework. Students typically are in a clinical laboratory eight (daytime) hours per day, five days per week. Students must be able to fulfill the necessary time requirement for the practica. Visit the program website for additional program information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits in required courses, including the practica.

Didactic courses
MLS 4141Immunology and Serology
MLS 4145Clinical Biochemistry I
MLS 4146Clinical Biochemistry II
MLS 4116Clinical Bacteriology I
MLS 4117Clinical Bacteriology II
MLS 4119Parasitology, Mycology, and Virology
MLS 4130Hematology I
MLS 4131Hematology II
MLS 4158Laboratory Management and Operations
MLS 4150Immunohematology
MLS 4151Molecular Diagnostics
MLS 4159Capstone Seminar
Practicum courses
MLS 4160Blood Bank Practicum
MLS 4161Clinical Biochemistry Practicum
MLS 4162Hematology Practicum
MLS 4164Clinical Microbiology Practicum
MLS 4165Urinalysis Practicum
MLS 4166Coagulation Practicum