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Certificate in Blood Banking for Medical Laboratory Science: Curriculum

Curriculum Details

16 TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED

The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Blood Banking for Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) requires completion of 16 credit hours. Completion of the certificate qualifies the graduate to take the Technologist in Blood Banking examination offered by national certifying agencies.

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Core

Principles of the immune system’s components, functions, interactions with microorganisms, and the clinical applications of immunologic assays to human health and disease.

The major blood group systems that affect the practice of transfusion medicine and examines the processing and distribution of blood products supplied by transfusion services.

Introduction to the molecular techniques used to diagnose human disease; technology, theory, and methodology of specific molecular protocols that can be used within a clinical laboratory setting to aid in disease diagnostics including those of genetic, oncogenic, and infections origin.

Introduction to critical concepts of lab management, including leadership theory, management principles, human resource management, financial management, quality management, and laboratory operations.

Clinical practicum in which students apply medical knowledge and clinical skills gained in MLS 4150. Prerequisites: MLS 4150.

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