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MS Laboratory Management Track

Credit Hour Requirements

A minimum of 36 credit hours is required.

This requirement includes 30 credits of course work and 6 credit hours of management practicum followed by submission of a scholarly paper.

All course work must be completed before the management practicum can be taken.

REQUIRED COURSES:
MEDT 628 Seminar 3 credits
(1 credit, must enroll three times)
All DMRT graduate students are required to attend seminar during their tenure as a graduate student.
 
MEDT 630 Scientific & Technical Writing 3 credits
MEDT 635 Teaching Practicum 2 credits
(Enrollment requires the permission of the course director in which the teaching practicum will be taken.)
MEDT 680  Laboratory Management 3 credits
Students must have 1 year part-time (20 hours per week) or full-time experience working in a laboratory before they are allowed to enroll in this course. 
MEDT 687 QC & Regulations 2 credits
DBMS 638 Biostatistics 3 credits
(or PREV 620 Principles of Biostatistics or PUBL 604 Statistical Analysis [UMBC])
ACCT 504 Introduction to Accounting [UB] 3 credits
(or ACCT 610 Financial Accounting [UMUC])
FIN 504 Financial Management [UB] 3 credits
(or MGMT 640 Financial Decision Making for Managers [UMUC])
MGMT 600 Leading with Integrity [UB] 3 credits
(or MGMT 635 Organizational Leadership and Decision-Making (UMUC)
CIPP 909 Responsible Conduct of Research 1-2 credit(s)
MEDT 639  Management Practicum 6 credits
Student must submit a letter to the DMRT Graduate Committee. The course awards six credits and is undertaken on a full-time basis, requiring 36-40 hours per week, with a minimum of 24 hours on site, for 15 weeks. A request for the practicum must be submitted one-year in advance of the intended start date. The site must be approved by the DMRT Graduate Committee. 
ELECTIVE COURSES: The remainder of the course requirements are elective management courses covering basic management principles, financial management and effective management of human resources. Courses must be approved by student's advisor. 
MEDT 634  Teaching Practicum Major 4 credits
MEDT 638 Special Topics 1-4 credits
MEDT 654  Advanced Topics in Laboratory Sciences 2 credits
PREV 648 Healthcare Administration 3 credits
HCAD 640 Financial Management for Healthcare Organizations (UMUC*) 3 credits
**ECAD 489 Seminar in Administration (UMBC) 3 credits
MGMT 610 The Manager in a Technological Society (UMUC) 3 credits
PUBL 615 Managerial Leadership and Communication Skills (UMBC) 3 credits
TMAN 633 Managing People in Technology Based Organizations (UMUC) 3 credits
MGMT 650 Research Methods for Managers (UMUC) 3 credits
HRMD 610 Issues and Practices In Human Resource Management (UMUC) 3 credits
EDUC 601 Human Learning and Cognition (UMBC) 3 credits