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Accelerated Professional Master's

Overview

This one-of-a-kind program offers specific technical and managerial competencies for employment in biotech, clinical and/or anatomic pathology laboratories. The program is designed for students who:

  • have a BS in a field other than laboratory sciences/bioscience technologies
  • have a BS in one laboratory science program who want to study another practice area
  • plan to apply to medical or other doctoral programs and want to gain additional academic and practical experience.

The MS is offered in three specialty areas:

Program Length

12 consecutive months of full-time study, including summer sessions

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Curriculum

Click on your program of choice:

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 501     Molecular Biology 3
LS 603    Research Design 3
CH 504    Biochemistry 3
BT 503    Molecular Preparatory Techniques 1
BT 510    Basic Molecular Techniques 4
BT 605    Microbial Genetics 3
MT 531     Immunology 3
Total 20

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
BT 611    Protein Purification and Characterization 3
BT 520    Cell and Tissue Culture 4
BT 603    Human Genetics 3
BT 610    Molecular Diagnostic Techniques 4
BT 601    Systems Biology 2
LS 613    Pathology 2
LS 801    Research Project I 1
Total 19

 

Summer I & II Semester Credits
LS 610    Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
LS 802    Research Project II 2
LS 812    Practicum I 2
LS 813    Practicum II 2
LS 814    Practicum III 2
LS 815    Practicum IV 2
LS 816    Comprehensive Examination 1
Total 14

 

Total Credits 53

 

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 501     Molecular Biology 3
LS 603    Research Design 3
LS 511     Functional Histology 2
CT 501     Principles of Cell Analysis 2
CT 511     Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations 3
CT 512     Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations Laboratory 5
CH 504    Biochemistry 3
Total 21

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 613    Pathology 2
LS 801    Research Project I 1
CT 507    Cellular and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
CT 515     Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations I 4
CT 517     Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations II 4
CT 525     Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics 3
Total 18

 

Summer I & II Semester Credits
LS 610    Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
LS 812    Practicum I 2
LS 813    Practicum II 2
LS 814    Practicum III 2
LS 815    Practicum IV 2
LS 816    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 802    Research Project II 2
Total 14

 

Total Credits 53

 

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 501     Molecular Biology 3
LS 603    Research Design 3
CH 504    Biochemistry 3
MT 512     Microbiology I 3
MT 523     Chemistry I 2
MT 531     Immunology 3
MT 541     Hematology I 3
Total 20

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 613    Pathology 2
MT 507     Clinical and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
MT 513     Microbiology II 3
MT 524     Chemistry II 3
MT 543     Hematology II 3
MT 552     Immunohematology 3
LS 801    Research Project I 1
Total 19

 

Summer I & II Semester Credits
LS 610    Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
LS 812    Practicum I 2
LS 813    Practicum II 2
LS 814    Practicum III 2
LS 815    Practicum IV 2
LS 816    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 802    Research Project II 2
Total 14

 

Total Credits 53

 

Contact

Jennifer Raab
Assistant Director
of Admissions
jennifer.raab@jefferson.edu


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