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Courses: MS in BLS
Degree Plan B: Plan B requires 30 to 33 major credits. The final exam is written and oral. A thesis project is required.
Thesis Project: The thesis project is an examination of a clinical problem in the setting where students complete their final clinical rotation. It may also be a type of research experience or research paper with an MLS program faculty member.
Use of 4000 courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.
A minimum GPA of 2.80 is required for students to remain in good standing and to graduate from this degree plan.
At least 1 semester must be completed before filing a Degree Program Form.
Coursework must be completed A-F unless only offered S-N with a minimum grade of C.
The view more detailed information about the courses listed below, view the Biomedical Laboratory Sciences MS course catalog.
Required Core Coursework (18 Credits)
Take the following courses. Complete MLSP 7999 two times.
MLSP 6000 - Introduction to Graduate Studies and Professionalism in BLS (2.0 cr)
MLSP 6401 - Fundamentals of Molecular Diagnostics (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6620 - Advanced Concepts in Medical Laboratory Science (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6801 - Advanced Practicum in Medical Laboratory Science (2.0 cr)
MLSP 7005 - Advanced Research Methods in Laboratory Sciences (2.0 cr)
MLSP 7010 - Research Seminar in Medical Laboratory Sciences (2.0 cr)
MLSP 7999 - Capstone Project in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (2.0 cr)
ASCP Categorical Certification Pathway Required Course (3 credits)
ASCP Categorical Certification Pathway students must also complete the following:
MLSP 6610 - Integrated Concepts in Medical Laboratory Science (3.0 cr)
Statistics (3-4 Credits)
EPSY 5261 - Introductory Statistical Methods (3.0 cr)
PUBH 6450 - Biostatistics I (4.0 cr)
Electives (8-9 Credits)
Select at least 9 credits from the following. Prior approval of the advisor and director of graduate studies is required. Additional courses may be allowed with prior approval.
ABUS 4571W - Introduction to Grant Writing for Health Care and Nonprofit Organizations [WI] (3.0 cr)
ABUS 4707 - Financial Management for the Professional Practice (3.0 cr)
CI 5323 - Online Learning Communities (3.0 cr)
CI 5325 - Designing and Developing Online Distance Learning (3.0 cr)
CSPH 5806 - Wellbeing and Resiliency for Health Professionals (1.0 cr)
EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity (3.0 cr)
EPSY 5243 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation (3.0 cr)
GRAD 8200 - Teaching and Learning Topics in Higher Education (1.0 cr)
HINF 5430 - Foundations of Health Informatics I (3.0 cr)
HINF 5431 - Foundations of Health Informatics II (3.0 cr)
IBH 6111 - Research and Evaluation Methods (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6012 - Educational Methods, Learning and Technology for Laboratory Practitioners (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6013 - Accreditation Processes for Laboratory Science Programs (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6024 - Advanced Laboratory Operations and Management (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6044 - Clinical Laboratory Regulatory Issues (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6140 - Advanced Clinical Microbiology Seminar I (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6160 - Advanced Clinical Microbiology Seminar II (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6240 - Advanced Clinical Hematology Seminar I (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6260 - Advanced Clinical Hematology Seminar II (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6340 - Advanced Clinical Chemistry Seminar I (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6360 - Advanced Clinical Chemistry Seminar II (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6402 - Application of Molecular Diagnostics Techniques (2.0 cr)
MLSP 6410 - Diagnostic Molecular Science (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6411 - Diagnostic Molecular Science Laboratory (2.0 cr)
MLSP 6540 - Advanced Clinical Transfusion Medicine Seminar I (3.0 cr)
MLSP 6560 - Advanced Clinical Transfusion Medicine Seminar II (3.0 cr)
NURS 5115 - Interprofessional Health Care Informatics (3.0 cr)
PUBH 6250 - Foundations of Public Health (2.0 cr)
PUBH 6320 - Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3.0 cr)
PUBH 6414 - Biostatistical Literacy (3.0 cr)
PUBH 6451 - Biostatistics II (4.0 cr)
PUBH 6727 - Health Leadership and Effecting Change (2.0 cr)
PUBH 7541 - Statistics for Health Management Decision Making (3.0 cr)