Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Immunohematology and Biotechnology

The master of science in health sciences in the field of immunohematology and biotechnology degree program is designed to provide certified blood bankers with a strong foundation in Immunohematology as well as molecular biology and biotechnology. Students develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills for transfusion medicine research positions within hospital labs or blood centers or to become supervisors or mangers in a blood banking laboratory.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 35 credits, including 29 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

Required
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6297Independent Study for Health Professionals
MLS 6141Advanced Immunology and Serology
MLS 6158Advanced Laboratory Management and Operations
MLS 6213Seminar in Immunohematology
MLS 6217Medical Biotechnology
MLS 6218Genetics
MLS 6219Molecular Biology
MLS 6244Research Ethics and Integrity
MLS 6245Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Science
MLS 6246Capstone Project
Electives
Two of the following:
HSCI 6223Topics in Health Care Leadership
HSCI 6240Issues and Trends in the Health Care System
HSCI 6270Research Methods for the Health Professions I
HSCI 6271Research Methods for the Health Professions II
MLS 6216Microbial Pathogenesis
MLS 6242Molecular Pathology
MLS 6243Education and Assessment in MLS