Clinical Microbiology

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Type

  • On Campus
  • Online

Curriculum

The graduate certificate is offered in-person in an accelerated (3-semester, full-time) or an extended (5-semester, part-time) schedule, with 23 credits required to complete the Microbiology 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 512 Clinical Microbiology 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 513 Clinical Microbiology II 3.5
MLS 576 Urinalysis and Body Fluids 3

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

Extended Option

Course Title Credits
LS 501 Molecular Biology
3
MT 512 Clinical Microbiology I 3.5

Course Title Credits
LS 626 Flow Ctyometry I
2
LS 510 Clinical Molecular Techniques
2
MT 513 Microbiology II 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 413 Pathology 2
LS 812 Med Tech Practicum I   2

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 9 credits earned over three semesters (12 months).

Semester Course Title Credits
Fall MLSO 512 Clinical Microbiology I 2
Spring MLSO 513 Clinical Microbiology II 2
  MLSO 510 Introduction to Molecular Diagnostics 1
Summer MLSO 610 Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
  MLSO 812  Medical Laboratory Science Practicum I (Clinical Microbiology) 1