12 months
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
11090 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS in Biomedical Laboratory Management (BLM) at The City University of New York is a collaborative offering of the Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Department of Hunter College and the School of Professional Studies, CUNY (SPS/CUNY). 


The purpose of this Biomedical Laboratory Management degree at The City University of New York is to provide a career ladder for laboratory staff. 


The required 30 credits are divided between Hunter College, offering science and biomedicine classes, and the School of Professional Studies, CUNY, offering business and management classes. The MS degree will be granted by Hunter College following transfer of courses making up the Advanced Certificate in Management from SPS/CUNY.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Concepts of Disease: Diagnostic Strategies 
  • Emerging Laboratory Technologies 
  • Topics: Biohazards and Emergency Response 
  • Management Practicum 
  • Risk Management for the Biomedical Laboratory 
  • Principles of Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in clinical lab science, biology, chemistry or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College.

  • • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0
  • • A course (or equivalent experience) in Molecular Biology (pre- or co-requisite)
  • • A minimum of one year of bench experience in a biomedical laboratory
  • • Two letters of recommendation from appropriate academic or professional references.
  • • A statement of purpose of approximately 500 words, including a bit about the path that brought you to this degree, and your motivation to pursue opportunities for a position in laboratory management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11090 USD per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • Resident:  $470 per credit
  • Non-resident:  $855 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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