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Welcome to the course catalog for the School of Professional Studies at MCPHS University.

We offer two types of courses:

  1. Self-Paced Prerequisite Courses. 
    Even though there is a start date listed in the course description, our self-paced courses can be started at any time. Once you register, you will be able to access the online course in 1-2 business days. You will have 16 weeks to work through the content at your own pace. Reduced tuition options are available to eligible students. New students are eligible to receive a 50% reduction in the cost of tuition for one course. Please complete the discount code form to receive the discount code. If you have been admitted to a degree program and paid your enrollment deposit, please contact the Admission Office. 
     
  2. Semester-Based Courses.
    Pay attention to the start and end dates in the course description. These courses have a fixed term and you'll need to keep up with the deadlines for assignments and exams. Please review the location prior to registering, as we offer courses online and on-campus.

Find your course of interest and select “Register” to begin the registration process.

 


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Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO-210E)

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Anatomy & Physiology II: Lecture

A continuation of BIO 110. The following systems are explored: endocrine, immune, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. The concept of homeostasis and the underlying principles common to all systems are applied from the submolecular to the organismal level for each system. (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. Anatomy & Physiology I.

Course Materials. Internet access and a webcam are required for this course. Textbook: Seeley's Anatomy & Physiology, 12th Edition, New York, NY: Pearson 2019 and Visible Body

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07/01/2020

End date

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Location

Online

$ 1,335.00

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Anatomy & Physiology II Lab (BIO-210LE)

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Anatomy & Physiology II Lab: Lab

A continuation of BIO 110. The following systems are explored: endocrine, immune, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. The concept of homeostasis and the underlying principles common to all systems are applied from the submolecular to the organismal level for each system. (Undergraduate Credits: 1.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. Anatomy & Physiology I.

Course Materials. Internet access and a webcam are required for this course. Textbook: Seeley's Anatomy & Physiology, 12th Ed, NY: Pearson 2019 Additional Software: Visible Body

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07/01/2020

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Location

Online

$ 445.00

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Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO-110E)

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Anatomy and Physiology I: Lecture

This course provides first-year students with directed study of the anatomical structure and physiological processes of the human body. Topics include subatomic, atomic, cellular, tissue, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. None.

Course Materials. Internet access is required for this course. Textbook: Seeley's Anatomy & Physiology, 12th Edition, New York, NY: Pearson 2019.

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07/01/2020

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$ 1,335.00

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Anatomy and Physiology Lab I (BIO-110LE)

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Anatomy and Physiology Lab I: Lab

This lab course provides first-year students with directed study of the anatomical structure and physiological processes of the human body. Topics include subatomic, atomic, cellular, tissue, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. (Undergraduate Credits: 1.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. None.

Course Materials. Internet access is required for this course. Textbook: Human Anatomy Laboratory Manual. Lab kit is not required. 

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07/01/2020

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$ 445.00

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Biology I Lab (BIO-150LE)

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Biology I Lab: Lab

This laboratory course emphasizes experimental approaches to understanding basic and applied aspects of cellular and molecular biology. Topics include cell structure and function, biochemistry, genetics and heredity, and biotechnology.. (Undergraduate Credits: 1.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. None.

Course Materials. Internet access is required for this course. Labster, an online virtual lab software, is included.

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07/01/2020

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$ 445.00

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Biology I: Cell & Molecular Biology (BIO-151E)

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Biology I: Cell & Molecular Biology: Lecture

This course emphasizes the experimental approaches to understanding the basic and applied aspects of cellular and molecular biology. Topics include cell structure and function, metabolism, the cellular and molecular basis of development and heredity, and healthcare applications of molecular biotechnology. (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. None.

Course Materials. Internet access is required for this course. Textbook: Campbell Biology Eleventh Edition. Pearson: New York, NY and Mastering Biology Access Card. Purchases should be made using the instructions in Blackboard after registering for the course.

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07/01/2020

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Location

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$ 1,335.00

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Biology II Lab (BIO-152LE)

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Biology II Lab: Lab

This laboratory course reinforces concepts learned in Biology II, including fundamental principles that unify the vast diversity of organisms, including evolutionary theory, human anatomy and histology, evolution and composition of organ systems, and normal functioning of the human body. (Undergraduate Credits: 1.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. Biology I.

Course Materials. Internet access is required for this course. Labster, an online virtual lab software, is included.

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07/01/2020

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$ 445.00

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Biology II: Biology of Organisms (BIO-152E)

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Biology II: Biology of Organisms: Lecture

This course introduces the fundamental principles that unify the vast diversity of organisms, including evolutionary theory, ecology, human anatomy and histology, the evolution of organ systems, and the normal functioning of the human organism. (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. Biology I.

Course Materials. Internet access and a webcam are required for this course. Textbook: Urry LA, Cain ML, Wasserman SA, et al. 2017. Campbell Biology Eleventh Edition. Pearson: New York, NY.

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07/01/2020

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Location

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$ 1,335.00

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CT & Cross sectional Anatomy (RSC-320E)

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Students will acquire comprehensive knowledge of computed tomography (CT). Students will be able to describe the various concepts related to physics and instrumentation in CT.  Identifying various anatomical structures in the CT images is required.  Students will also be able to list the parameters for various CT protocols and discuss the importance of patient care, contrast administration, and radiation safety.  (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Semester-Based Course. The start and end dates of this course are listed below.

Prerequisites. Certification in radiography, nuclear medicine technology, radiation therapy OR BIO 210 & PHY 181

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Start date

05/17/2021

End date

07/30/2021

Location

Online

$ 1,335.00

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CT Clinical Internship (RSC-425CE)

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This course is designed to allow the students hands-on experience documenting and performing CT exams within the clinical setting under the direct supervision of a registered technologist. This course is competency based, and students will be assessed through competency exams to document the achievement of clinical objectives. (Credits: 3.0)

If a clinical placement is required, a lead time of 6-8 weeks is needed. We will try our best to accommodate for location, but may only be able to offer something at an established site.

Clinical course can be taken in conjunction with the didactic course OR independently for those only seeking a clinical placement.

Semester-Based Course. Students may request a clinical internship at any time, even if it is outside the semester dates.

Prerequisites. RSC 310, 315, 325; BIO 110, 210

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05/17/2021

End date

07/30/2021

Location

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$ 1,335.00

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CT Imaging-Board Review (RSC-315E)

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This is an online course designed to provide students with an overview of CT instrumentation, cross sectional anatomy, imaging procedures, clinical competencies, physics, radiation protection, data analysis, contrast agents and history for board preparation. Students will learn to apply theory to patient imaging, different types of CT equipment, and data acquisition systems. (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Semester-Based Course. The start and end dates of this course are listed below.

Prerequisites. RSC 320, NMT 271, RTT 260 or RAD 240

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05/17/2021

End date

06/18/2021

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$ 1,335.00

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CT Imaging-Board Review (RSC-315E)

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This is an online course designed to provide students with an overview of CT instrumentation, cross sectional anatomy, imaging procedures, clinical competencies, physics, radiation protection, data analysis, contrast agents and history for board preparation. Students will learn to apply theory to patient imaging, different types of CT equipment, and data acquisition systems. (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Semester-Based Course. The start and end dates of this course are listed below.

Prerequisites. RSC 320, NMT 271, RTT 260 or RAD 240

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Start date

06/21/2021

End date

07/23/2021

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$ 1,335.00

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Calculus I (MAT-151E)

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Derivatives, their interpretations and applications are covered. Topics include limits, derivative rules, implicit differentiation, curve sketching, and optimization problems. Emphasis are on polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions, with applications to biology, physics and chemistry. (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Self-Paced Online Course. Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace.

Prerequisites. Precalculus.

Course Materials. Internet access is required for this course. Textbook: Calculus and Its Applications with Integrated Review, Asmar, N., Goldstein, L., Lay, D., Schneider, D., 14th Ed. MyLab Math Access.

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07/01/2020

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$ 1,335.00

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Cancer Genomics and Precision Oncology (MSC-604E)

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Growing knowledge of human genetics is changing the way physicians and researchers approach diagnosis of cancer risk and treatment. This 10-week asynchronous online course from Harvard Medical School (HMX) covers the links between genetics and cancer, provides an inside look at tumor sequencing, and shares how genomics knowledge is advancing precision cancer treatments. (Graduate Credits: 2.0)

Semester-Based Course. The start and end dates of this course are listed below.

Prerequisites. MSC 601E

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Start date

06/08/2021

End date

08/20/2021

Location

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$ 1,980.00

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Cellular Biochemistry (BIO-360E)

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Cellular Biochemistry: Lecture

Students learn the structure, metabolism, and biochemical function of major macromolecules (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids). Bioenergetics, enzyme kinetics, cell signaling, and regulation are studied at the molecular level. An emphasis is placed on cellular and physiological applications of biochemistry (in particular, competencies important for study in medical school). (Undergraduate Credits: 3.0)

Self-Paced Online Course.  Register and get started right away. Students will be given 16 weeks to complete the coursework. This course format allows you to move through the modules at your own pace. 

Prerequisites. Organic Chemistry II

Course Materials. Internet access is required for this course. Textbook: Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 7th Edition.

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07/01/2020

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$ 1,335.00

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