LIVING THE LAB LIFE
A BLOG FOR ASCLS REGION V
A master's degree (MS) is the perfect next step for any laboratory professional looking to advance his or her knowledge base in all things laboratory medicine. A standard curriculum will include advanced discussion of all lab medicine related fields such as Clinical Chemistry, Immunology, Transfusion Medicine, Hematology, Microbiology, Coagulation, etc. Many programs will also discuss Laboratory Management, Public Health, Education, and similar topics that may also be valuable to future managers or technical directors.
Many programs are available, here are just a couple of options from in and around Region V:
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND (M.S. in Medical Laboratory Science)
For more information visit: http://www.med.und.edu/medical-laboratory-science/mls-ms-program-overview.cfm
Rush University, Chicago, IL (M.S. in Medical Laboratory Science)
For more information, visit: https://www.rushu.rush.edu/college-health-sciences/academic-programs/master-science-medical-laboratory-science
Michigan State University (M.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science)
For more information, visit: https://reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/ProgramDetail.asp?Program=3793
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (M.S. in Biomedical Sciences)
For more information, visit: http://uwm.edu/graduateschool/biomedical-sciences/
Master's degree programs are also available in Public Health (MPH), Healthcare Administration (MHA), Pathology Assistant (PathA), and Business Administration (MBA).