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Adv. Cert. in Medical Laboratory Technology

Program Overview:

Degree Offered: Adv. Cert.  (15 credits)
Fall Application Deadline: March 1
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Robert Raffaniello
Contact Information: rraffani@hunter.cuny.edu
212-481-7582
Graduate Coordinator:
Dr. Muktar Mahajan
Contact Information:
mmahajan@hunter.cuny.edu

Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than February 1  to be considered for Fall admission.

*Please note: Certificate and Advanced Certificate programs are NOT ELIGIBLE for Federal Financial Aid


Admission Requirements:

You must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for admission.  Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

  • A bachelor’s degree in science (biological, chemical, physical) from a regionally accredited institution comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College.
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0.
  • The following prerequisite courses are required: General Biology or Anatomy and Physiology; General and Organic Chemistry. Statistics is a pre- or co-requisite.
  • Two letters of recommendation from appropriate academic or professional references.
  • A statement of purpose of approximately 500 words, including a bit about the path that brought you to this degree, and your motivation to enter the clinical lab profession.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English and who have taken all or part of their undergraduate education in a country where English is not the native language are required to submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The following minimum scores must be obtained:
      • TOEFL iBT: 80/Paper Based Test: 550/Computer Administered Test: 213
      • IELTS: 6.5 Overall Band Score

For information on taking the TOEFL, visit www.TOEFL.org ; IELTS, visit www.IELTS.org  For information on submitting your TOEFL/IELTS scores as part of your application visit Submitting TOEFL/IELTS scores.

Additional Information:

For additional program information, visit the Medical Laboratory Sciences website.

Virtual Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM

Friday 10AM - 3PM


*Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the graduate admissions team is working remotely

Please direct all inquiries via:

Telephone: (212) 396-6049

Email: gradadmissions@hunter.cuny.edu


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