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Medical Laboratory Science: Chemistry Certificate

As a medical laboratory scientist, you will be viewed as an essential member of the health care team by investigating and determining the causes of disease — all while utilizing the latest biomedical instruments and molecular techniques.

Our online, flexible post-baccalaureate Certificate in Chemistry program is designed to provide you with the medical knowledge necessary to become a certified technologist in the subject area of chemistry. Throughout our program, you will become immersed in the following curriculum:

  • Laboratory Operations
  • Immunology & Serology
  • Clinical Biochemistry I & II
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Clinical Biochemistry Practicum
  • Clinical Laboratory Management

With the exception of the clinical practicums, all courses are taught online. Designed for working professionals, our program provides you with both the rigorous academics you can expect from GW and the flexibility you need to honor your other commitments — not to mention access to the resources and experts both at GW and within the nation’s capital, regardless of your location.

As vital members of the health care team, medical laboratory scientists (sometimes called medical technologists) find great satisfaction in making a direct impact on medical care. Your MLS certificate will not only help advance your career, but also enable you play a vital role in giving our health care system its vitality.