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Clinical Laboratory Science, Bachelor

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Marquette, MI, United States
The Clinical Laboratory Science Major at the Northern Michigan University prepares graduates to perform a variety of laboratory assays on human and other types of specimens in clinical, research, commercial and forensic laboratories to provide diagnostic data and information necessary to support health care, ensure quality control, facilitate product development and solve problems.
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The Clinical Laboratory Science Major at the Northern Michigan University, with its various concentrations, incorporates didactic and clinical education throughout a four-year curriculum. Depending on the concentration chosen, there are options of gaining marketable skills after two years in the program through CLT certification.

Students will be eligible for national certification after completing concentrations in laboratory medicine, microbiology, diagnostic genetics, and anatomic pathology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120-127 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Obtaining a Blood Specimen
  • Introduction to Diagnostic Sciences
  • Microscopy and Laboratory Techniques
  • Urine and Body Fluid Analysis
  • Clinical Hematology/Coagulation
  • Immunohematology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Immunology and Serology
  • Introduction to Clinical Research
  • Introduction to Clinical Management
  • Clinical Educational Practices
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  •  Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introductory Biology: Principle
  • General Chemistry  
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.6

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.6 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate from high school with an academic grade point average of 2.25 or better;
  • Attain a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or a minimum 990 SAT Total Score.
  • Successfully complete core course work for secondary school preparation. Students who have earned a GED or equivalent are also considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    16225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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  • In-State

    10729 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Marquette

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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