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Biomedical Laboratory Management

Program Overview:

Degree Offered: MS  (30 credits)
Fall Application Deadline: April 15
Spring Application Deadline: November 1
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Robert Raffaniello
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Graduate Coordinator:
Dr. Muktar Mahajan
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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 and September 15 to be considered for Spring admission.

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 clinical lab science, biology, chemistry or a related discipline 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
  • A course (or equivalent experience) in Molecular Biology (pre- or co-requisite)
  • A minimum of one year of bench experience in a biomedical laboratory
  • 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 pursue opportunities for a position in laboratory management.
  • 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; IELTS, visit  For information on submitting your TOEFL or 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


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