Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Clinical Microbiology

Offered online

The master of science in health sciences in the field of clinical microbiology degree program, which is offered in a distance learning format, provides students with clinical microbiology and laboratory science coursework, a hands-on microbiology practicum that prepares students for a diagnostic microbiology laboratory position, and eligibility for national certification examinations in clinical microbiology. The program includes additional graduate coursework to prepare students for careers in research institutions, public health laboratories, biotechnology firms, pharmaceutical companies, or governmental agencies.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits in required courses.

HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
MLS 6116Advanced Clinical Bacteriology I
MLS 6117Advanced Clinical Bacteriology II
MLS 6119Advanced Parasitology, Mycology, and Virology
MLS 6141Advanced Immunology and Serology
MLS 6151Advanced Molecular Diagnostics
MLS 6158Advanced Laboratory Management and Operations
MLS 6216Microbial Pathogenesis
MLS 6217Medical Biotechnology
MLS 6244Research Ethics and Integrity
MLS 6251Advanced Clinical Microbiology Practicum
HSCI or MLS elective selected in consultation with the advisor.