Chemistry Certificate

General

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Program Description

Gain the skills to make an impact in health care with the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Chemistry for Medical Laboratory Science from the George Washington University (GW). This chemistry certificate prepares you with the expertise to examine DNA and tissues, assess patient health, and develop laboratory procedures to facilitate more precise diagnoses and enhance patient outcomes. This certificate is ideal for those who have already completed their bachelor's degree and wish to enter the laboratory science field without completing a second bachelor's degree.

At GW, we've designed our clinical chemistry certificate program to prepare you with the confidence and competencies to develop new testing methods that directly impact patient diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes. Upon completion, you will be qualified to sit for the ASCP Board of Certification Exam.

Clinical Chemistry Certificate Curriculum

The Certificate in Clinical Chemistry consists of 19 credit hours and can be completed in one year.

Sample coursework includes: applying laboratory science principles to human disease diagnosis, performing diagnostic analyses of patient tissue, applying ethical decision-making to clinical laboratory practice, and determining optimal treatment based on patient test results.

Accreditation

Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS).

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

At the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, we prepare progressive leaders across disciplines to meet the challenge of developing and delivering health care to div ... Read More

At the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, we prepare progressive leaders across disciplines to meet the challenge of developing and delivering health care to diverse populations. Our flexible, online programs are designed to advance the careers of health professionals. Read less