Graduate Certificate in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

Advance your career and move into a supervisory or managerial position with the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.  This online health science degree is designed for students who have completed a Master of Science Health Science degree, allowing them to complete a second concentration and obtain a graduate certificate in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.  Students also have the opportunity to complete the coursework and earn a graduate certificate without entering an additional master’s degree program.  However, this certificate on its own does not meet the requirements to become certified.

Courses provide a deeper understanding of such topics as:

  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Hematology and Hemostasis
  • Immunology
  • Advanced Diagnostics

There are a number of outcomes for graduates.  Use this online health science degree to document professional development, provide evidence of graduate hours necessary for faculty positions in high school and higher education, or to advance your current career.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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

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

Additional Info

  • Requires ASCP MLS Generalist certification