Clinical Laboratory Science Student

Certificate in Clinical Laboratory Science

The department of Clinical Laboratory Science offers a two year professional certificate program for students with completed undergraduate degrees in a science-related major from a regionally accredited 4 year U.S. college or university. Students who meet the academic and clinical practicum criteria upon completion of the certificate program will be eligible to take the Board of Certification exam to work as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.

Admission Requirements Admission to the certificate program is based on enrollment limits. Not all qualified applicants will be admitted. The minimum requirements to apply to the program are:

  1. Completion of an undergraduate degree in a science-related field with minimum cumulative and science GPAs of 2.800.
  2. Completion of the following course prerequisites (with a minimum C grade):
    1. Two courses in general biology, lab not required
    2. Two courses in general chemistry, with lab
    3. One course in biochemistry (minimum 3 credit survey course)
    4. One course in organic chemistry, with lab (of a year-long sequence)
    5. One course in physiology or two courses in anatomy and physiology

Why Clinical Laboratory Science Certificate Program at Marquette University?

Course Requirements:

Application Process:

For more information about the Clinical Laboratory Science Certificate Program please contact:

April Harkins, PhD, MT(ASCP)
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Clinical Laboratory Science
Marquette University
Ph: 414-288-7566

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Contact Clinical Laboratory Science

Department of Clinical Laboratory Science
College of Health Sciences
Schroeder Complex, 264
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7566
FAX: (414) 288-7948