Saint Louis University

In order to be considered for admission to a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program, applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants must have a cumulative2.50 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 2.5 GPA in science and math and have completed a minimum of eight semester hours of chemistry (major level) and 20 semester hours of biological sciences.

All post-baccalaureate Certificate students should contact the department faculty associated with the program of interest for evaluations of their transcripts:

Cytotechnology: Larry List at or (314) 977-8685

Hematology, Microbiology, Medical Chemistry: Amanda Reed at or (314) 977-8686.

All applicants must meet the professional performance standards required for the profession.

Post-baccalaureate certificates offered:

  1. Cytotechnology
    Microscopic analysis of cells to diagnose infections and cancerous cells.
  2. Hematology
    Microscopic and instrument guided analysis of blood cells to diagnose leukemia, anemia and lymphoma.
  3. Microbiology
    Identification of infectious organisms to include bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.
  4. Medical Chemistry
    Instrument guided quantification of chemical substances like proteins, hormones, enzymes, electrolytes, etc. to diagnose a wide variety of diseases.

For more information, please contact the department directly at 314.977.8518