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Specialist in Blood Bank Technology Certificate Curriculum

Program Objectives

Our Specialist in Blood Bank Technology Certificate program is intended for experienced medical laboratory scientists seeking advanced knowledge of immunohematology and related disciplines.

The program is designed to prepare students for the SBB certification examination offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification.

Graduation Requirements

Our program requires 17 credit hours to complete.

You must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete all required coursework with a grade-point average of 2.75 or better
  • Complete all University requirements for graduation

Course Curriculum

While enrolled in the program, you may also complete the Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Management option. View that program page for curriculum requirements.

Fall term

  • SBB - 560 Human Blood Group Systems and Principles and Methods of Antibody Identification (Credits: 4)
  • SBB - 561 Clinical Immunohematology and Transfusion (Credits: 3)

Spring term

  • SBB - 562 Blood Procurement and Blood Product Manufacturing (Credits: 2)
  • SBB - 563 Blood Bank/Transfusion Service Operation (Credits: 3)

Summer term

  • SBB - 564 SBB Project and Clinical Practicum (Credits: 3)
  • SBB - 565 Blood Bank Comprehensive Review (Credits: 2)

Program total: 17 credit hours

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