Technologist in Microbiology Certificate

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Program Highlights

  • Fully online, designed for working professionals.
  • 12- month certificate program.
  • Credit for prior learning available.
  • Flexible, rigorous curriculum that prepares students for the Technologist in Microbriology, M(ASCP).


  • Has completed a regionally accredited bachelor's degree  with a biology or chemistry major OR 30 biology and chemistry semester credits in or added to the bachelor's degree OR an equivalent international credential
  • Overal GPA AND cognate science GPA both 2.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale
  • Meets the MLS Program Essential Functions
  • Had completed all prerequisites prior to first registration

Costs & Deadlines

Tuition & Fees

  • Application fee: $30
  • Tuition: $450 per credit (1–4 credits per class)
  • Distance fee: $155 per semester
  • Textbooks: $200 per class
  • Financial aid, scholarships and payment plans
  • Additional fees may apply

Financial aid, scholarships & payment plans available. Additional fees may apply. Please contact your financial advisor to learn more


Application Deadlines

  • January 31st of the year you plan to begin the Certificate program with rolling admissions until June 1st.
  • Eligible students, please click here to view the steps to apply.

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What to Expect

  • The Technologist in Microbiology Certificate requires 17-20 credits.
  • Upon completion students receive Technologist in Microbiology Certificate (no degree is awarded) and are eligible to write the Technologist Microbiology Certification as sponsered by ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology).
  • To learn more about the classes within our curriculum please visit the Bulletin for your expected entry year.

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