Applicants can meet the minimum credentials threshold for Biological Clinical Sciences either through earned Academic credentials or Testing Experience.  Specific minimum credentials are required for some courses, which are shown below:

 

Minimum Academic Credentials Required for Biological Clinical Science for all courses:

  • An earned Master’s degree in Biology from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Or an earned Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with at least 18 graduate credit hours in a combination of the following qualifying fields:
    • Biology
    • Biochemistry
    • Biomedicine
    • Bio-Tech
    • Cell and Molecular Biology
    • Marine Biology
    • Microbiology
    • Natural and Applied Science
    • Nursing
    • Virology
    • Zoology

 

 

Minimum Tested Experience Required for Biological Clinical Science

 

For all courses:

      • A current license to practice medicine (such as a D.O., D.D.S., D.C.M., D.P.T., D.V.M., M.D., M.S.N., M.Ph., N.P., or P.A.)

 

  • For BCS 132, 165 & 205:
      • An earned Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in Exercise Science with graduate course work in Anatomy and Physiology OR

 

  • For BCS 132:
      • An earned Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of 2 years’ experience practicing as a licensed professional in a related health care field (such as R.N., R.D., etc.) OR
      • An earned Master’s degree in Nutrition from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • For BCS 165:
      • An earned Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of 2 years’ experience practicing as a licensed radiology technician
  • For BCS 200:
      • An earned Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of 2 years’ experience practicing as a licensed Medical Laboratory Technician OR

 

 

  • For BCS 200:
      • An earned Master’s Degree Epidemiology from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • For BCS 210:
      • An earned Master’s Degree in Public Health from a regionally accredited institution of higher education

last reviewed 1/30/2021

 

 

reviewed January 2021

last updated 7/22/21