Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Allied Health Professions

Clinical Laboratory Sciences, MS


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

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.


Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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