Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences / Medical Laboratory Sciences / Master of Science in Health Sciences / Molecular Diagnost
The George Washington University

Program Details

This online dual degree program allows you to gain specialized knowledge and expertise in less time than pursuing each degree individually. Students in this program will learn about Medical Laboratory Sciences and Molecular Diagnostic Science.

Students will practice sophisticated laboratory techniques through online coursework and in-person clinical rotations. Coursework emphasizes attention to detail with regards to methods, data, and quality control. Graduates of this program will be prepared to diagnose and monitor diseases and recommend appropriate therapies. 

Topics covered in classes include:

  • Molecular pathology
  • Genetics
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Research ethics and scientific integrity

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have MLT certification through ASCP, AMT, or AAB, and have completed an accredited MLT program
  • Students outside of the Washington, D.C. metro area must secure a satisfactory clinical site at the time of admission