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Medical Laboratory Sciences, categorical concentration

Virginia Commonwealth University

24 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

The Medical Laboratory Sciences, categorical concentration program from Virginia Commonwealth University provides students with advanced theoretical and technical education and prepares them to assume roles as laboratory supervisors, educators and researchers.

Overview

The categorical concentration of the Master of Science program provides specialized study, including a clinical practicum, in one of the following areas: clinical chemistry, hematology, microbiology or immunohematology.

Student learning outcomes

  • Students in the Medical Laboratory Sciences, categorical concentration program from Virginia Commonwealth University will demonstrate knowledge and proficiency of laboratory tests.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to research and evaluate laboratory issues within medical laboratory sciences, formulate a research question, design a research protocol and complete a research project.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate professional conduct and leadership characteristics to include effective communication skills, ethical conduct and problem-solving abilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences Seminar
  • Research Methodology in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Health System Organization, Financing and Performance
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Advanced Hematology
  • Theoretical Blood Banking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

34 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in biology or chemistry (Other majors may be approved with 12 credits of biology and 12 credits of chemistry completed.)
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for at least the last two years of undergraduate work
  • Three letters of recommendation from recent instructors or professional references from the applicant’s intended field of study addressing the applicant’s academic and professional abilities and preparation for graduate study
  • Satisfactory interview
  • Essential functions in clinical laboratory sciences

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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