Clinical Chemistry

College

College of Health Professions

Degree

Certificate

Campus

Center City

Format

On Campus, Online

Credits

22

Duration

3 - 5 Semesters

Curriculum

The graduate certificate is offered in-person in an accelerated (3-semester, full-time) or an extended (5-semester, part-time) schedule, with 22 credits required for completion of the Clinical Chemistry Graduate Certificate. This program is available online for individuals who have prerequisite course work and are employed in an accredited laboratory that is able to provide training.

Accelerated Option

Course Title Credits
LS 501 Molecular Biology
3
MT 523 Chemistry I 3
MT 531 Immunology 3

Course Title Credits
LS 613 Pathology 2
LS 626 Flow Cytometry I 2
LS 510 Introduction to Molecular Diagnostics 2
MT 524 Clinical Chemistry II 3
MLS 576 Urinalysis and Body Fluids  3

Course Title Credits
LS 610 Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
MT 812 Medical Laboratory Science Practicum (Clinical Chemistry) 3

Extended Option

Course Title Credits
LS 501 Molecular Biology 3
MT 523 Clinical Chemistry I 3

Course Title Credits
LS 626 Flow Cytometry I           2
LS 510 Introduction to Molecular Diagnostics           2
MT 524 Clinical Chemistry II           3
MLS 576 Urinalysis and Body Fluids           3

Course Title Credits
LS 610 Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management
3

Course Title Credits
MT 531  Immunology 3

Course Title Credits
LS 613 Pathology 2
MT 812 Medical Laboratory Science Practicum I (Clinical Chemistry) 3

Online Option

The online program is for individuals who have prerequisite course work and are employed in an accredited laboratory that is able to provide training. The curriculum requires 11 credits earned over three semesters (12 months).

Semester Course Title Credits
Fall MLSO 504 Biochemistry 3
  MLSO 523 Clinical Chemistry I 2
Spring MLSO 524 Clinical Chemistry II 2
Summer MLSO 610 Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
  MLSO 812 Medical Laboratory Science Practicum 1