Technologist in Chemistry Certificate

Complete a structured chemistry curriculum within the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) program to be eligible for the Technologist in Chemistry (M) Categorical Certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Study at your own pace, in your own space, to reach your professional development goals.


Program Type: Certificate
Program Length: 16-19 credits
Course Format: Interactive online
Program Entry: August and January
Application Deadline: June 1 each year
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith-based. Online  



MLSC 320 Fundamentals of Immunology
MLSC 350 Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry
MLSC 421 Clinical Immunology, Virology and Molecular Diagnostics
MLSC 451 Clinical Chemistry I
MLSC 452 Clinical Chemistry II
MLSC 453 Clinical Chemistry Practicum
MLSC 470 Laboratory Operations & Best Practices


  • Achieve MLS didactive competency by passing ASCP's Technologist in Chemistry Examination
  • Apply MLS entry-level psychomotor, clinical, and professional skills  for service to humanity
  • Exhibit proficiency in data evaluation, administrative skills and safety in lab practice
  • Practice ethics and professionalism reflecting the Andrews University mission 


  • 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



  • Internationally recognized Adventist faculty
  • Complete program without leaving work or home
  • Network with peers from diverse communities 
  • Dedicated online educators will help you finish at your chosen pace
  • Retool for greater intercultural service,  anytime, anywhere