Master of Science in Health Sciences in Molecular Diagnostic Science
The online Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS) in Molecular Diagnostic Science is a 36 credit hour program that prepares students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills for positions in diagnostic clinical laboratories, public health laboratories, biotechnology companies, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, and research institutes. In addition, students who complete this program will be eligible to take the Molecular Biology Board of Certification examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
The curriculum will also ensure that graduates will be prepared to pursue an advanced degree beyond the Master’s level if they so choose. The online MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Science consists of 36 credit hours, including 27 hours of MLS coursework to develop a foundational understanding of molecular biology and biotechnology and to apply this knowledge through an internship or mentored research project, 3 credit hours of quantitative data analysis, 3 credits of leadership concepts in a clinical setting, and 3 credit hours in ethical implications and research