Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Allied Health Professions
Clinical Laboratory Sciences, MS
The department offers two master's level programs in clinical laboratory sciences. The Advanced Master's Program in Clinical Laboratory Sciences is designed for students holding a baccalaureate in clinical laboratory sciences and generalist certification by the National Credentialing Agency for Clinical Laboratory Personnel or the American Society for Clinical Pathologists. Candidates may specialize and complete a thesis or project in clinical chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunohematology, immunology, or instrumentation/computer applications. The Categorical Master's Program is designed for students with baccalaureate degrees in biology or chemistry. This program provides specialized study, including a clinical practicum, in one of the following areas: clinical chemistry, hematology, microbiology or immunohematology. Upon completion of the Categorical Master's Program, students are eligible to take a national certification examination in the area in which they performed their concentrated study.
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