Number of Programs: 2
Online and a one-week lab on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.
This program will train laboratory scientists to use the techniques and flow cytometry equipment to diagnose various medical conditions and learn the techniques to arrive at a diagnosis quicker and with more accuracy. This certificate program is made up of three, two-credit courses. The first two courses are only available online, and the third is a one-week lab taught on the main campus of Michigan State University.
The Certificate Program is comprised of the following courses:
- Concepts in Immunodiagnostics (online): BLD 850, 2 credits
- Clinical Application of Immunodiagnostics Principles (online): BLD 851, 2 credits
- Immunodiagnostics Laboratory (week-long intensive on-campus format): BLD 852, 2 credits
The Michigan State University (MSU) Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program offers a Certificate Program in Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics. Completion of the three courses is required for the certificate, though individual course enrollment is possible with appropriate prerequisites. The didactic courses are taught via computer on the World Wide Web through MSU's Virtual University. The laboratory component is a hybrid course, taught online and over one week on the University's East Lansing campus. Participants can also arrange to complete this segment at a remote site where proper equipment and instrumentation is available.
The courses required for the Certificate Program include:
- Concepts in Molecular Biology (online): BLD 830, 2 credits
- Clinical Applications of Molecular Biology (online): BLD 831, 2 credits
- Molecular Pathology Laboratory (on- or off-campus): BLD 832, 2 credits