Clinical Laboratory Science, M.Sc. | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
12 months
52190 USD/year
52190 USD/year
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The purpose of the master's program in Clinical Laboratory Science from Catholic University of America is to is to prepare first-rate laboratorians who are ready to address the challenges of the 21st century. Graduates of the M.S. program have assumed positions as faculty in academia or as laboratory managers in hospitals. 


The unique aspect of the Catholic University graduate programs and the characteristic that distinguish them from similar programs is the strength and quality of the clinical experience. 

Students of the Clinical Laboratory Science program from Catholic University of America spend two to four full semesters completing internships or research problems under the direction of renowned laboratory directors and managers in affiliated hospitals. Students have completed projects at Washington Hospital Center, Children’s National Medical Center, and the National Institutes of Health. These clinical experiences are customized to the career needs and goals of each student.


There are two tracks in the program. These are Hematology and Microbiology. Each of these tracks requires completion of 30 credit hours.  Required courses are listed below. Course descriptions are in the course catalogue.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Gene Organization & Expression
  • Cell Structure & Function
  • Molecular Genetics & Recombinant DNA
  • Clinical Research Problems-Master’s
  • Quality Assurance and Regulations in the Clinical Laboratory
  • Red & White Blood Cell Disorders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possession of a B.S. degree in medical technology or possession of a B.A. or B.S. degree plus completion of one year of clinical studies in medical technology.
  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Completed application for admission to graduate studies with accompanying application fee. Application may be completed online.
  • Official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degrees including year of clinical studies.
  • Two or more letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s academic and/or work experience.
  • Scores from the Graduate Record Examination.  The GRE is given year-round at computer-based test centers in the United States, Canada and many other countries. For more information on taking the GRE, see
  • Scores from clinical laboratory science certification examination (if available).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


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