The certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences Program is designed for individuals who...
Already hold a baccalaureate degree
Do not want to earn another bachelor’s degree
Want to be eligible to write United States national certification examinations in order to work as a certified Medical Laboratory Scientist.
Completion of the Clinical Year Program (3 semesters) plus the pre-clinical summer semester qualifies post-baccalaureate students for eligibility to write the United States national certification examination.
47 credits total
29 credits in lecture and student laboratories are taught on the Berrien Springs campus
*Students work side by side with practicing laboratory professionals in patient health care.
Upon completion of the Clinical Year Program, students earn a certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences; a degree is not granted.
The Undergraduate Curriculum & Timeline, Clinical Year Program provides further details about the Clinical Year.
Depending on their academic background, some students are able to complete the program in as little as four semesters: summer, fall, spring and summer semester (14 months).