The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, which may include either 15 credits in required courses and completion of a 21-credit concentration; or, for students who do not wish to pursue a concentration, 15 credits in required courses and 21 credits in graduate-level HSCI or MLS courses selected in consultation with the program director. 

Required core courses
MLS 6244Research Ethics and Integrity
MLS 6245Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Science
MLS 6246Capstone Project
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
MLS 6159Leadership in Laboratory Medicine
Non-concentration and concentration options
Program without a concentration—21 credits in graduate-level HSCI or MLS elective courses approved by the program director.
Program with a concentration—21 credits in required and elective courses taken in one of the following concentrations:
Immunohematology and biotechnology concentration
Required
MLS 6219Molecular Biology
MLS 6213Seminar in Immunohematology
MLS 6141Advanced Immunology and Serology
MLS 6218Genetics
MLS 6217Medical Biotechnology
Electives
Electives 7 credits in graduate-level HSCI or MLS courses approved by the program director.
Medical laboratory science concentration
MLS 6242Molecular Pathology
MLS 6160Data Analytics and Research Methods in Laboratory Medicine
MLS 6243Education and Assessment in MLS
MLS 6132Molecular Epidemiology
MLS 6158Advanced Laboratory Management and Operations
Electives
6 credits in graduate-level HSCI or MLS courses approved by the program director.
Translational microbiology concentration
Required
MLS 6141Advanced Immunology and Serology
MLS 6132Molecular Epidemiology
MLS 6216Microbial Pathogenesis
MLS 6160Data Analytics and Research Methods in Laboratory Medicine
MLS 6217Medical Biotechnology
Electives
6 credits in graduate-level HSCI or MLS courses approved by the program director.