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Prerequisite Coursework Evaluation
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Division of Medical Laboratory Science prerequisite courses at University of Akron.

Applicants for admission to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Medical Laboratory Science Coordinated Graduate Program, at The Ohio State University must meet the course requirements listed below. These requirements can be satisfied by courses taken as indicated, when completed with the grade of C- or better. In some cases, there may not be a published equivalence for a prerequisite course listed. In these cases, please click on the Contact Transfer Credit Coordinator link to find the transfer credit coordinator who can best assist you.

The information provided below is derived from transfer credit equivalencies available on the Transferology website (, a course equivalency tool utilized by Ohio State and many other universities. This does not imply transfer credit equivalencies and is not intended to provide a guarantee that these university courses will subsequently be evaluated as equivalent to specific Ohio State courses. Rather, completion of these courses will satisfy the program prerequisites and thereby insure that the applicant has the academic preparation for advanced study in the professional program.

**Please be advised if any of your courses transfer as general credit and you want them to count towards your degree, you will be required to have them evaluated by the respective department. See link at

Course at Ohio State Course at University of Akron
BIOLOGY 1113 3100-111 or 3100-111, 3100-112
CHEM 1210, CHEM 1220 3150-151, 3150-152, 3150-153, 3150-154
CHEM 2510 and BIOCHEM 4511 or MOLBIOCH 3311, 3312 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
MATH 1150 3450-149
MICRBIO 4000 3100-130 or 3100-331
MOLGEN 4500 3100-211 or 3100-211, 3100-212
STAT 1450 3470-250 or 3470-260 or 3470-261, 3470-262

Revised: June 2018

Those courses denoted with an * are not required of applicants who have a baccalaureate degree or will have one prior to entrance into the professional program and are pursuing the certificate program.

All science courses taken require a lab component.

This evaluation is valid for the current application cycle only. Evaluated courses and the transferability of these courses can change, at any time, due to course content and re-evaluation. After this date, it may be necessary to contact the Admissions Office for course or program changes. If you have any questions, please contact: Graduate and Professional Admissions at:

Graduate and Professional Admissions
Student Academic Services Building, 1st Floor
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1132

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