The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program in Cytogenetics is available for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree in natural science (biology, microbiology, medical technology, etc.) or a physical science (chemistry, physics, etc.). The coursework is the same for both the Bachelor of Science and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program. The program consists of 36 semester credit hours completed at the Health Science Center. Graduates post-baccalaureate certificate program are eligible to take the Technologist in Cytogenetics examination given by the Board of Certification (BOC) of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
The program may be completed in 12 months, based on full-time enrollment. Part-time enrollment is possible, but full-time students receive scheduling priority for clinical coursework. Most didactic courses are offered one time per year.