This is a secondary degree completion progra.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 120 credits, 60 credits of which must be taken at GW.

Must be completed prior to coming to GW
General Education and prerequisite courses
3 credits in English composition
8 credits in General Biology with lab
8 credits in General Chemistry with lab
3 credits in Humanities
3 credits in Quantitative Reasoning (college algebra, statistics, or higher)
6 credits in Social Sciences
Can be transferred in as part of 60 credits or taken at GW 
3 credits in Biotechnology (HSCI 1106 if taken at GW)
3 credits in Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry (MLS 3003 if taken at GW)
4 credits in Microbiology w/lab (HSCI 3106 and HSCI 3108 if taken at GW)
16 credits in Electives
Major courses that must be taken at GW
MLS 3000Clinical Laboratory Mathematics3
MLS 3001WProfessional Ethics for Medical Laboratory Scientists3
CERT 3005Current Topics in Biomedical Sciences3
MLS 4141Immunology and Serology3
MLS 4151Molecular Diagnostics3
MLS 4158Laboratory Management and Operations3
MLS 4170Introduction to Molecular Biology3
MLS 4171Human Genetics3
MLS 4172Molecular Diagnostics Capstone3
MLS 4217Molecular Techniques3
MLS 4242Applications of Molecular Testing3
MLS 4266Molecular Diagnostics Practicum6
Choose one from the following:
Microbes and Society
Research and Writing in Health Sciences
Writing in the Health Sciences
Additional required courses for the hybrid program option only.
MLS 4251Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory1
MLS 4252Applications of Molecular Testing Laboratory2
Electives—hybrid and online program options
Students pursuing the hybrid option must take 15 credits in HSCI, MLS or CERT elective courses.
Students pursuing the fully online option must take 18 credits in HSCI, MLS or CERT elective courses.
Optional concentrations
All students may choose to complete one of the following concentrations. Credits taken in the concentration count toward the elective requirement.
Microbiology concentration:
MLS 2005Plagues, Pandemics, and Epidemics3
MLS 4116Clinical Bacteriology I3
MLS 4117Clinical Bacteriology II2
MLS 4119Parasitology, Mycology, and Virology2
MLS 4164Clinical Microbiology Practicum4
MLS 4216Clinical Bacteriology Laboratory1
MLS 4219Parasitology, Mycology, and Virology Laboratory1
MLS 4995Independent Research in Biomedical Laboratory Science1-3
Assisted reproductive technology concentration:
CERT 3004Endocrinology for Health Sciences3
CERT 4010Clinical Human Embryology3
CERT 4012Clinical Human Andrology3
CERT 4014Human Reproductive Cryobiology3
MLS 4995Independent Research in Biomedical Laboratory Science1-3