Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pathology

About: 

UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program in Clinical Pathology combines theoretical and technical knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, genetics, clinical chemistry, immunology, microbiology, hematology, histocompatibility, cellular pathology, and other fields as they pertain to the diagnosis, monitoring, and prevention of disease.

This program was developed for medical laboratory personnel, medical professionals, nurses, and people working in the pharmaceutical industry who are interested in expanding and updating their knowledge in clinical pathology. Personnel employed in the biomedical device and biotechnology industries will also benefit from this program.

For qualified candidates, courses from this graduate certificate can be applied towards the on-campus Master's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

Program Highlights:

  • Outstanding faculty
  • Flexibility and convenience
  • Offered by UMass Lowell's Department of Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences

Learn More About This Program:
To receive more information, fill out the Request Information form.

Sample a Course

For more information, visit UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program in Clinical Pathology webpage.

Tuition/Fees: 

 

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $575
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Graduate Certificate Application Fee $50
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Total for Course** $1,755 ($575 x 3 credits = $1,725 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

 

Admissions: 

Admission to all graduate programs at UMass Lowell is contingent upon successful completion of a bachelor's degree. No Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for graduate certificate programs. Credits earned from a graduate certificate may be used towards a related graduate degree with the approval of the graduate program coordinator. Students who complete a UMass Lowell graduate certificate with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better may be able to waive the GRE when applying to a related master's degree. Graduate Certificate Programs must be completed within a five-year period with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and no more than one course with a grade below B. Courses completed for one certificate may not be used for other certificates.

For more information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit uml.edu/grad.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please check with UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility.

For more information or if you have additional questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or financialaidquestions@uml.edu.

Request Information

Contact: 
UMass Lowell Continuing Studies, Corporate & Distance Education
Phone: 
978-934-2474
Campus: 
Lowell
Level: 
Graduate
Type: 
Certificate
Credits: 
12
Tuition Per Credit: 
$575
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Health Sciences
Science, Engineering and Math