Program Highlights:

  • Become eligible for the ASCP MLS exam
  • GW grads have a 93.93% overall pass rate for the ASCP MLS board of certification exam vs. the national average of 73%
  • 100% of students who enter Phase II of the MLS program graduate
  • Financial aid eligible

Who is the Ideal Student for this Program?

This certificate program is best for those who have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree, typically in a science, such as biology, chemistry or microbiology, and want to pursue the laboratory science profession without completing another bachelor's degree.

Additional Program Details:

  • The duration of the program is 20 months
  • The tuition for this program is $30,480
  • The program requires completion of 48 credit hours divided into 32 credits of online didactic courses and 16 credits of clinical practicums
  • Didactic courses are taught asynchronously online

GW offers the following programs that also qualify professionals for the ASCP MLS:

Please complete the form on this page to receive free additional program information for any of these three programs that may qualify you for the ASCP MLS exam.*

Students seeking state licensure in California and New York (either as a current resident or choosing to relocate) will need to complete additional clinical hours to comply with their state’s current clinical hours MLS Licensure requirements. Please submit the form to learn more.