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Clinical Laboratory Science – Molecular Diagnostic Science

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

24 months
Duration
28844 USD/year
28844 USD/year
10552 USD/year
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About

Clinical Laboratory Science – Molecular Diagnostic Science from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill prepares professionals who are competent in performing and interpreting a wide variety of laboratory tests used in health care and other settings, ensuring the quality and validity of results, and explaining the appropriate use and meaning of tests to other health care professionals.  

Overview

Clinical Laboratory Science – Molecular Diagnostic Science from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is covering the major areas of clinical laboratory science: hematology, hemostasis, microbiology, chemistry, immunohematology and immunology. In the first year of the program, students take lecture and laboratory courses emphasizing the principles and procedures involved in laboratory testing. The second year involves advanced coursework and clinical laboratory rotations in area hospitals. The CLS program culminates in a bachelor of science degree (BSCLS).

Careers

Graduates of this program are prepared to work in the specialized area of molecular diagnostic testing. The use of molecular tests in the clinical laboratory is increasing, especially in tests to detect infectious diseases and cancer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Laboratory Methods 
  • MCLS Biostatistics 
  • Principles of Molecular Diagnostics 
  • Molecular Genetics and Disease 
  • Molecular Diagnostic Science Applications 
  • Molecular Diagnostic Science Clinical Rotation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable $95.00)
  • Transcripts (complete, not selected courses): One unofficial transcript from each university attended must be uploaded within the application.
  • Current letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Community Standards Questions
  • Supplemental program information 
  • a bachelor's degree (based on a four-year curriculum) completed before graduate study begins or its international equivalent with an accredited institution
  • an average grade of B (cumulative GPA 3.0) or better

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5276 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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