Department of Bioscience Technologies
Immunohematology (Bloodbanking) Certificate Program
Overview    |    Curriculum

Overview

Students who have a BS with at least 30 science credits can earn a graduate certificate to gain mastery of the technical and analytical skills in Immunohematology (Bloodbanking).

Immunohematologists type and cross-match blood from donors and recipients and analyze specific blood products for use in blood-component therapy. Bloodbanking (immunohematology and transfusion medicine) has become increasingly complicated as therapy using individual blood components is more in demand than therapy using whole blood.

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Curriculum

Select an accelerated (3-semester, full-time) or an extended (5-semester, part-time) schedule.

Curriculum – Immunohematology Certificate - Accelerated Option

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 303  Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
MT 531  Immunology 3
MT 541  Hematology I 3
Total 9

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 613  Pathology 2
MT 507  Clinical and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
MT 552  Immunohematology 3
Total 9

Summer Session Semester Credits
LS 610  Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3
LS 812  Practicum [Immunohematology/Immunopathology] 2
Total 5

Total Credits for Graduate Certificate in Immunohematology s 23

Curriculum – Immunohematology Certificate - Extended Option

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 303  Fundamental Clinical and Experimental 3
MT 541  Hematology I 3
Total 6

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 613  Pathology 2
MT 507  Clinical and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
Total 6

Summer Session Semester Credits
LS 610  Regulatory and Fiscal Issues in Laboratory Management 3

Fall Semester Semester Credits
MT 531  Immunology 3

Spring Semester Semester Credits
MT 552  Immunohematology 3
LS 812  Practicum [Immunohematology/Immunopathology] 2
Total 5

Total Credits for Graduate Certificate in Immunohematology 23

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Contact

Jennifer Raab
Assistant Director
of Admissions
jennifer.raab@jefferson.edu

Students enrolling in this certificate program are not eligible for financial aid.


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