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Medical Laboratory Science

The University of Vermont

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1720 USD/credit
1720 USD/credit
683 USD/credit
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About

Whether diagnosing the flu, developing new technology for disease detection or treating cancer, medical laboratory scientists provide critical information to patients and providers in health care settings with this Medical Laboratory Science degree offered by the University of Vermont.

Overview

Custom curriculum tracks combine hands-on clinical experience with courses in advanced evidence-based practice, health care management, and scientific research. Students have the option to work directly with faculty in their laboratories and perform research projects under their guidance with this Medical Laboratory Science degree offered by the University of Vermont.

Graduates of the master's program in Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Vermont are prepared to:

  • Promote positive patient outcomes through communication of laboratory-related information to health care professionals and patients and their families
  • Conduct evidence-based research to improve patient outcomes and advance the field
  • Apply advanced practice knowledge and technical skill to leadership roles in the medical laboratory science profession

Clinical and Research Opportunities

Students in Track One will complete a semester long clinical internship at one of the hospitals within the University of Vermont Health Network as part of the core NAACLS-accredited program.

All students will complete a three course series in research method and design that culminates with a capstone research project. Under the supervision of the program faculty in collaboration with clinical affiliate partners, students will conduct relevant evidence based research to advance the field of medical laboratory science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Applied Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Immunobiology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Quality in Healthcare

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Electronic Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application Fee of $65.00
  • Email addresses for three people who will provide letters of recommendation.  This information is submitted within the application and letters are sent from the recommender directly to us through the application portal. 
  • One transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend.  Unofficial transcripts uploaded by you are sufficient for the review process for most programs (Public Health applicants, please review your requirements).
  • Residential Status Questionnaire (for in-state tuition purposes)
  • Test scores for English proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    683 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 683 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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