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Master's in Clinical Laboratory Science

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Master's in Clinical Laboratory Science

MS in Clinical Laboratory Science Program Features

  • 40 credits
  • Can be completed in 2 years or less
  • Online, in-class and hybrid formats
  • Instruction in infectious disease processes, surveillance and epidemiologic investigation
  • Training in Advanced Management Concepts confronting both internal and external challenges to the organization and in various approaches to decision making.
  • Explores ethical principles required for professional infection control conduct required by law
  • Clinical experience integrated into the course offerings
  • Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
    5600 North River Rd., Suite 720
    Rosemont, Illinois 60018-5119
    Phone: 773-714-8880 or 847-939-3597

MS in Clinical Laboratory Science Outcomes
MS in CLS graduates are prepared to:

  • Perform the full range of clinical laboratory tests in areas such as hematology, clinical chemistry, immunohematology, microbiology, serology/immunology, coagulation, molecular, analytical tests of body fluids and other emerging diagnostics with accuracy.
  • Develop a sound scientific knowledge foundation to be prepared and able to interpret, analyze and evaluate scientific knowledge in clinical practice.
  • Sit for the certification examination for medical laboratory scientists administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (BOC).
  • Emerge prepared for careers in medical, clinical, and pharmaceutical laboratories, research, forensics, and medicine.
  • Apply scientific principles, such as physiology, immunology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, laboratory principles, and methodology to the clinical setting.
  • Confirm abnormal results, verify and execute quality control procedures and develop solutions.

 

 

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