Molecular Biology

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 26 credits required for completion of the Molecular Biology 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
BT 503 Molecular Preparatory Techniques 1
BT 510 Basic Molecular Techniques 4

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

Course Title Credits
LS 812 Practicum [Research Applications] 2
LS 813 Practicum [Clinical Applications] 2
LS 814 Practicum [Clinical Applications] 2

Extended Option

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

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

Course Title Credits
LS 812  Practicum [Research Applications] 2

Course Title Credits
LS 813  Practicum [Clinical Applications] 2

Course Title Credits
LS 613  Pathology 2
BT 611  Protein Purification and Characterization 3
LS 814  Practicum (Forensic Applications) 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 11 credits earned over three semesters (12 months).

Semester Course Title Credits
Fall MLSO 603 Human Genetics 3
  MLSO 611 Molecular Diagnostics 2
Spring MLSO 606 Bioinformatics 1
Summer MLSO 610 Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
  MLSO 812 Medical Laboratory Science Practicum 1