Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology

Curriculum

Select either an accelerated (3-semester, full-time) or an extended (5-semester, part-time) schedule. 26 credits are required for completion of the Molecular Biology Graduate Certificate.

Accelerated Option

Fall Semester (8 credits)

Course Title Credits
LS 501 Molecular Biology 3
BT 503 Molecular Preparatory Techniques 1
BT 510 Basic Molecular Techniques 4

Spring Semester (12 credits)

Course Title Credits
LS 613 Pathology 2
BT 603 Human Genetics 3
BT 610 Molecular Diagnostic Techniques 4
BT 611 Protein Purification and Characterization 3

Summer Session (6 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LS 812 Practicum [Research Applications] 2
LS 813 Practicum [Clinical Applications] 2
LS 814 Practicum [Clinical Applications] 2

Extended Option

Fall Semester (8 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LS 501 Molecular Biology 3
BT 503 Molecular Preparatory Techniques 1
BT 510 Basic Molecular Techniques 4

Spring Semester (7 credits)

Course Title Credits
BT 603 Human Genetics 3
BT 610 Molecular Diagnostic 4

Summer Session (2 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LS 812  Practicum [Research Applications] 2

Fall Semester (2 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LS 813  Practicum [Clinical Applications] 2

Spring Semester (7 credits)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LS 613  Pathology 2
BT 611  Protein Purification and Characterization 3
LS 814  Practicum [Forensic Applications] 2