In response to the increasing demand for appropriately-trained personnel, the University of Massachusetts Lowell’s School of Health and Environment is pleased to offer the first online graduate certificate program in Public Health Laboratory Sciences. This four-course, graduate-level certificate program provides healthcare practitioners or individuals holding a bachelor’s degree in life sciences, nursing or environmental health with a deeper understanding of the medical sciences behind laboratory testing.
Students have the option of taking this certificate program entirely online, or as a mix of online and on campus courses. The certificate program consists of four courses: two required core courses and two elective courses that students select from a list depending on their particular areas of interest.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an accredited member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Accreditation indicates that the University is recognized and approved by regional and national associations concerned with the quality of higher education, and it assures that study undertaken here has transfer value to other accredited institutions of higher education.
Practitioners and students with backgrounds in life sciences, clinical lab sciences, medicine, nursing, public health, or environmental health will benefit from the topics covered in this certificate program. This graduate certificate also serves as an excellent foundation for those interested in continuing their graduate studies.
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Per credit-contact hr. - $575
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Financial aid is available for students who qualify. Financial aid consists of grants, scholarships, loans, student employment, waivers, reimbursement programs, and other financial arrangements. Students must be matriculated in an eligible degree or certificate program and be enrolled in courses required for that program.
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