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C.O.G.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate of Graduate Study (C.O.G.S.) in Clinical Laboratory Science provides the scientific and clinical training needed to enter the Clinical Laboratory workforce. Students who complete this certificate will be well equipped for entry level positions in a variety of clinical settings and will accrue leadership training making them better prepared for future managerial opportunities, after working in the field.

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The Certificate of Graduate Study (C.O.G.S.) in Clinical Laboratory Science consists of 4 courses and a total of 11-12 graduate semester hours (S.H.). Students may enroll in this program part-time or full-time. 

The following courses make up the C.O.G.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science program.

  • 4 Courses / 11-12 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: Student must complete all coursework with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 11 S.H.
CHEM 09500 Advanced Clinical Chemistry 3
BBS 03500 Hematology 4
MBS 00617 Immunohematology 4
Elective Courses: 1 S.H.
CHEM 09501 Advanced Clinical Chemistry Lab 1

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning. Students not in the Clinical Laboratory workforce should hold a B.A. or B.S. degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related fields.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume 
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives 
  • Recommended minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale)
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