Master of Science in Health Sciences / Clinical Microbiology
The George Washington University

Program Details

With a master’s degree in Health Sciences concentrating on Clinical Microbiology, you will gain the skills you need to identify and analyze human infectious diseases. Coursework instructs students in conducting research as well as diagnosing diseases.

The program features flexible online coursework in medical microbiology and laboratory science. A general microbiology practicum allows students to gain hands-on experience in the real world. Graduates of this online health science degree program will be prepared to sit for the ASCP Technologist in Microbiology examination.

Some of the career opportunities open to graduates include:

  • Clinical laboratory supervisor
  • Microbiology technologist
  • Public health microbiologist
  • Clinical research manager
  • MLT/MLS instructor

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must hold an accredited degree in basic or medical science