NEW PROGRAM: MHSc in Laboratory Medicine

May 14, 2020

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP), in close collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), is offering a two year full-time professional Master of Health Science (MHSc) graduate degree program to educate clinical laboratory medicine scientists in one of two fields in Laboratory Medicine: Pathologists’ Assistant (PA) or Clinical Embryology (CE). Enrollment is 10 students per academic year (5 PA and 5 CE students), who are required to successfully complete 9.5 full courses equivalent (FCE) courses to graduate.  


Pathologists Assistants (PAs) are involved in providing diagnostic services in anatomic pathology through the application of knowledge and expertise in the laboratory analysis of human specimens. Clinical Embryologists (CEs) provide clinical management related to assisted reproductive technology (ART) in clinical embryology laboratories. The program equips graduates to work in one of these two disciplines in hospitals, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, and research laboratories. 


To be considered for admission, applicants are required to submit an official application on the University of Toronto’s School of Graduate Studies Application System ( Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  


Application deadline: June 22nd, 2020 


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