Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Molecular Diagnostic Science
The master of science in health sciences in the field of molecular diagnostic science program, offered in a distance learning format, prepares students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills for positions in diagnostic clinical laboratories, public health laboratories, biotechnology companies, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, and research institutes. In addition, students who complete this program are eligible to take the Molecular Biology Board of Certification examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 35 credits, including 32 credits in required courses and a 3-credit elective course.
|HSCI 6263||Biostatistics Translational Research|
|MLS 6216||Microbial Pathogenesis|
|MLS 6217||Medical Biotechnology|
|MLS 6219||Molecular Biology|
|MLS 6158||Advanced Laboratory Management and Operations|
|MLS 6166||Molecular Diagnostics Practicum *|
|MLS 6242||Molecular Pathology|
|MLS 6244||Research Ethics and Integrity|
|MLS 6245||Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Science|
|MLS 6246||Capstone Project|
|One MLS or HSCI course selected in consultation with the academic advisor.|
* May be substituted with an elective course for students with current clinical molecular laboratory experience.