Specializations

Laboratory Management Specialization

The Laboratory Management Specialization requires 36 graduate semester credit hours for graduation. Students may choose to attend part-time or full-time as their schedules allow, and may choose among a number of elective courses that meet their individual needs and interests. If attending on a full-time basis, students in this specialization option can complete their master’s degree in four semesters. This degree option will prepare the student for leadership positions in research, clinical practice, management and industry.

Histotechnology Specialization

The Histotechnology Specialization requires 34 graduate semester credit hours for graduation, and is designed to be completed in 12 months. Students must attend on a full-time basis. This degree option will prepare the student for leadership positions in research, industry and clinical practice.

Admission Requirements

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • GRE
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Copy of valid professional license (ex: histotechnician, clinical laboratory scientist, etc) – only required for Laboratory Management specialization

Prerequisites

Both specializations require the following prerequisites:

  • General Biology w/ Lab
  • Anatomy and Physiology I w/ Lab
  • Anatomy and Physiology II w/ Lab
  • General Chemistry w/ Lab
  • Organic Chemistry w/ Lab
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Statistics