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Master of Science in Health Sciences in Clinical Microbiology

The online Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS) in Clinical Microbiology is a 36 credit hour program that provides students with clinical microbiology and laboratory science coursework as well as a hands-on microbiology practicum.

This program is intended for individuals who are interested in becoming board certified in Microbiology. It is not intended for students who are already Microbiology or MLS certified. The curriculum will prepare students for a diagnostic microbiology laboratory position, and provides eligibility for national certification examinations in clinical microbiology. The program also includes additional graduate coursework to prepare students for careers in research institutions, public health laboratories, biotechnology firms, pharmaceutical companies or governmental agencies.