Microbiology Certificate

General

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Program Description

Gain the expertise you need to accelerate your laboratory science career with the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Microbiology for Medical Laboratory Science from the George Washington University (GW). This microbiology certificate prepares you with the knowledge and skills to assess patient test results, uncover the causes of disease in a laboratory setting, and sit for the ASCP Board Certification Exam. This certificate is ideal for those who have already completed their bachelor's degree and wish to enter the field of laboratory science without completing a second bachelor's degree.

At GW, we've designed our microbiology certificate to prepare you with the critical-thinking skills and practical competencies to recommend methods of testing, investigate innovative technologies, and lead in a laboratory setting.

Microbiology Certificate Curriculum

The Certificate in Microbiology consists of 20 credit hours and can be completed in one year.

Sample coursework includes: applying principles of molecular and traditional laboratory procedures to perform diagnostic analyses, maintaining a safe work environment, analyzing patient test results, and applying laboratory science principles to human disease diagnosis.

Accreditation

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

Last updated Aug 2019

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