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 course work. 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 4115||Parasitology and Mycology|
|MLS 4123||Clinical Microbiology I|
|MLS 4124||Clinical Microbiology II|
|MLS 4141||Immunology and Serology|
|MLS 4158||Laboratory Management and Operations|
|MLS 4151||Molecular Diagnostics|
|MLS 4164||ClinicalMicrobiology Practicum|
*Clinical rotations are completed at an approved clinical site and vary in length, lasting between 1 to 4 weeks each.