Academic Catalog


Medical Diagnostic & Translational Sciences

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Harold Riethman, Chair

The School of Medical Diagnostic and Translational Sciences offers a coordinated program of courses and clinical experiences leading to degrees of Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science and Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology and a post-baccalaureate certificate in cytotechnology. Students may also pursue a major in cytotechnology through the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree program. Additional information on the cytotechnology major and certificate can be found in the section for the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree. In addition, the school offers a minor in medical laboratory science and a degree completion program for certified medical laboratory technicians (MLT) pursuing a baccalaureate degree. For those seeking a graduate certificate in molecular diagnostics, please refer to the ODU Graduate Catalog.