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Health Science Lab Technology (Military Only), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #198 (WUR) Washington, D. C., DC, United States
Entry-level military personnel are eligible to earn an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree after successfully completing the 60-hour health science laboratory certificate program through our contract with the U.S. Army or Navy.The Health Science Lab Technology (Military Only) program is offered at George Washington University.
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Before pursuing the Associate of Science degree, students can earn a certificate in Health Science Lab Technology.Students learn the sciences they’ll need to assist clinicians who use laboratory studies on blood and other body fluids in diagnosing disease.

Students are highly motivated members of the U.S. Navy or Army with experience in clinical laboratory science. They study together in a high-tech, hands-on learning environment. They are taught by military instructors who are George Washington University faculty.

What can I do in the Health Science Lab Technology (Military Only) field?

By analyzing human blood and fluids, health science laboratory technicians play an important role in health care.  This may involve identifying when someone has leukemia or carries an infectious agent. Technicians also determine if blood is compatible for transfusion.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Current Issues in Bioethics
  • Health Care in Literature
  • Health Policy and the Health Care System
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness
  • Biology for the Health Sciences
  • Chemistry for the Health Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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