M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Laboratory Science

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

12 months
625 USD/credit
625 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) in the School of Health Professions at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is designed to prepare the clinical laboratory scientist, for a career in research, teaching or management within clinical laboratory medicine. 


The Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in collaboration with the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health's Clinical Science Program offers graduate education to provide advanced education for clinical laboratory scientists/medical technologists onsite at the UTMB campus. 

Learning outcomes

The aim of the collaboration is to educate individuals in areas of research which translate the principles of new basic science laboratory techniques into clinical laboratory practice, study patient outcomes based on treatment protocols utilizing laboratory testing and design diagnostic algorithms for the use in new medical techniques.

Programme Structure

These programs will develop an individual’s ability to:

  • utilize the theoretical concepts that are the basis of clinical laboratory tests to interpret the significance of results;
  • propose the clinical significance of clinical laboratory tests results;
  • trouble shoot causes of laboratory results with questionable quality control results.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the clinical laboratory science masters and PhD degree programs must have either a basic science or clinical laboratory science bachelors degree (depending on the track), including standard college courses in general chemistry, mathematics, microbiology, and biology (see list below). 
  • Previous laboratory experience is advantageous. Applications for admission must include a GPA of 3.0, scores from the general aptitude section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), and three letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 625 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 625 USD per credit during 12 months.

For students enrolled less than half-time (less than 5 hours for graduate students and less than 6 hours

Living costs for Galveston

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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Clinical Laboratory Science
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