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Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences Curriculum

First Term (Fall: Aug-Dec)

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact Hours/Semester Credit Hours
MT411 Biochemistry 30-0 2
MT412 Clinical Analysis 30-40 3
MT413 Introduction to Pathology 20-0 1
MT415 Urinalysis 20-20 2
MT418 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science 20-20 2
MT414 Parasitology 20-20 2
MT425 Urinalysis: Clinical Practicum 1 week 1
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 13

Second Term (Spring: Jan-May)
Winter/Spring Blocks

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact Hours/Semester Credit Hours
MT421 Human Genetics 20-0 1
MT427 Cell Biology 30-0 2
MT434 Basic and Clinical Immunology I 30-40 3
MT431 Hematology I 30-60 3
MT432 Clinical Microbiology I 30-80 4
MT422 Clinical Chemistry I 30-40 3
MT433 Clinical Chemistry II 30-40 3
         TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 19

Third Term (Fall: July - Dec.) Summer Block

Course Number Course Lecture-LabContact Hours/Semester Credit Hours
MT441 Hematology II: Clinical Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT442 Microbiology II: Clinical Practicum 3 weeks 3
MT443 Chemistry III: Clinical Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT519 Virology 15-0 1
MT520 Advanced Techniques in Molecular Biology 20-40 2
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 10

Fall Block

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact Hours/Semester Credit Hours
MT611 Hematology III 40-60 4
MT613 Clinical Chemistry IV 30-40 3
MT518 Introduction to Research 20-0 1
MT612 Blood Bank I 20-40 5
MT632 Clinical Microbiology 20-20 2
CLS 601 Research Design 20-0 2

Fourth Term (Spring: Jan-May)

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact Hours/Semester Credit Hours
CLS 602 Education & Training Theory & Methods 25-0 2
CLS 604 Current Issues in Clinical Laboratory Science 40-0 2
CLS 701 Principles of Lab Management I Classroom and online 2
MT621 Hematology IV: Clin Practicum 3 weeks 3
MT623 Clin Chemistry V: Clin Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT 642 Microbiology IV: Clin Practicum 2 weeks 2
MT 644 Blood Bank II: Clin Practicum 4 weeks 4
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 17

Fifth Term (Fall: July-Dec)

Course Number Course Lecture-Lab Contact Hours/Semester Credit Hours
CLS 795 Adv. Mol Tech: Clin Practicum 2 weeks 2
CLS 794 Research Practicum 4 weeks 4
CLS 796 Master's Project I 2
CLS 797 Master's Project II 2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 10

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