Apr 22, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Technology: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

The Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Technology 15-credit course of study was developed within the Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Department to help meet the increasing demand for qualified, licensed medical technologists. It provides an opportunity for students with degrees in chemistry, biology, or the physical sciences to meet licensing standards without having to acquire a second baccalaureate degree. An accelerated path, this certificate can be completed in12-13 months, and, if followed by successful completion of the licensure examination, allows immediate entry to the profession.Visit http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/mls/graduate/advanced-certificate-in-medical-technology for crucial information prior to application.

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in the biological, chemical, or physical sciences.
  • Completion of certain pre-requisite courses: general biology (or anatomy and physiology), general chemistry
  • Achievement of a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the degree and the pre-requisite courses

Requirements for the Certificate

Overview. Admission to and completion of the AC is a competitive and demanding process. Students enrolled in the certificate program take MLS 60000  in Summer Session I. Upon successful completion they are assigned to a clinical affiliate beginning on August 1st for 10 months of full time clinical training divided into 2-month rotations.. The curriculum is as follows: 


Robert Raffaniello, Ph.D or Muktar Mahajan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and
Graduate Coordinator
  Graduate Adviser
Medical Laboratory Sciences   Medical Laboratory Sciences
rraffani@hunter.cuny.edu   muktar.mahajan@hunter.cuny.edu
(212) 481-7582   (212) 481-5188