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

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 course work, a hands-on microbiology practicum that will prepare students for a diagnostic microbiology laboratory position, and eligibility for national certification examinations in clinical microbiology. The program includes additional graduate course work to prepare students for careers in research institutions, public health laboratories, biotechnology firms, pharmaceutical companies, or governmental agencies.

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

Required
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
MLS 4164Clinical Microbiology Practicum
MLS 6115Advanced Clinical Parasitology and Mycology
MLS 6123Advanced Clinical Microbiology I
MLS 6124Advanced Clinical Microbiology II
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
HSCI or MLS elective selected in consultation with the advisor.