transfusion medicine

Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Transfusion Medicine


Business Administration, Education, Science

Program Description

The Transfusion Medicine program is an ongoing collaboration between Marquette University and BloodCenter of Wisconsin. The first 18 credits must be completed at BloodCenter within two and a half years of starting the program. Additional credits are completed exclusively at Marquette University. Students have the option to enroll at Marquette if it does not interfere with course work at BloodCenter.

Visit the Department Web Page for more detailed program information.

Application Requirements

  • Applicants MUST currently be enrolled in the SBB program at the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, the BloodCenter's independent course of study, in order to be eligible to apply for the master of science program in transfusion medicine at Marquette University; this is required and no exceptions will be made.
  • Read all application instructions prior to beginning an application.
  • A completed application form and fee online.
  • Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A list of continuing education for the last two years.
  • A letter of intent stating reasons for application to this program and how SBB certification will impact their professional life and further their career.
  • For international applicants only: laboratory training records.
  • For international applicants only: GRE scores.
  • For international applicants only: TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

Application Deadline

Applications to the SBB program at BloodCenter of Wisconsin for the fall term are accepted from January 1 to March 31 each year.

Applications from students already enrolled in the SBB program to the transfusion medicine program at Marquette University are accepted on a rolling basis; this means you may apply any time before August 1 for fall term admissions (June 1 for international applicants) and December 15 for spring term admissions (October 15 for international applicants). These are the dates by which your applications must be complete, meaning that all required documentation must be received in the Graduate School by these dates.

However, applicants who wish to be considered for merit-based financial aid (graduate assistantships/fellowships), please be aware of the merit-based financial aid deadlines by which all applicant materials must be received by the Graduate School: Fall (August) Term: February 15, Spring (January) Term: November 15, Summer (May) Term: April 15.

Please note the application to the SBB program at BloodCenter of Wisconsin for the fall term are accepted from January 1 to March 31 each year.

Financial Aid

Private scholarships may be available. U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for need-based federal aid (loans) to help fund their educational expenses.