Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Microbiology for Medical Laboratory Science
Admitted students complete required courses either on a part-time or full-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 taught online, with the exception of the clinical practicum.
The clinical practicum is usually taken on a full-time basis upon completion of didactic coursework. Students are typically in a clinical laboratory eight hours per day (daytime hours), five days per week. Admitted students must be able to fulfill the necessary time requirement for the practicum.*
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 19 credits in required courses, including the practicum.
|MLS 4116||Clinical Bacteriology I|
|MLS 4117||Clinical Bacteriology II|
|MLS 4119||Parasitology, Mycology, and Virology|
|MLS 4141||Immunology and Serology|
|MLS 4151||Molecular Diagnostics|
|MLS 4158||Laboratory Management and Operations|
|MLS 4164||Clinical Microbiology Practicum|
*Clinical rotations are completed at an approved clinical site and vary in length, lasting between 1 to 4 weeks each.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
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