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Clinical Laboratory Sciences - Cytogenetics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ypsilanti, MI, United States
The Clinical Laboratory Sciences - Cytogenetics Concentration at Eastern Michigan University leads to a BS in Clinical Laboratory Science. After graduating and one year of practice the student is eligible to sit for the Cytogenetic (CG) board exam through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
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Overview

Clinical Laboratory Sciences - Cytogenetics technologists work independently under general supervision and can interpret and implement established procedures to prepare biological specimens for cytogenetics analysis, perform the analysis and construct and interpret karyotypes.

Learning outcomes

Students at Eastern Michigan University may be accepted into the cytogenetics specialization after completing the required science, mathematics and clinical laboratory science courses. University general education requirements must also be met. The senior year consists of a 12-month internship at Henry Ford Hospital in the Cytogenetics department.

The program consists of an integrated presentation of didactic material and intensive laboratory study in the area of cytogenetics that includes specimen preparation, cell culture, chromosome analysis, microscopy and photography.

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 Included
  • Medical Terminology
  • Introductory Biology
  • Genetics
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Foundations of Biochemistry
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Clinical Immunology Laboratory
  • Laboratory Management/Education
  • Hematology
  • Clinical Hematology Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    44

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General Requirements

  • International Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Graduate Degrees and Programs
  • Financial Statement of Responsibility
  • Documentation
  • Passports and VISAs

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11778 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11778 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ypsilanti

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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