Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science is a rapidly evolving healthcare profession. Medical Technologists use theoretical concepts and practical skills to provide clinical information which is essential for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases. The Medical Technology curriculum is a four-year, undergraduate, professional program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS*) that prepares students for career entry into clinical laboratory science professions.
Career opportunities are available in hospitals, industrial or private clinical laboratories. Medical Technologists are also employed in academic institutions, research facilities, technical sales and pharmaceutical companies. Qualifications to any of these positions requires a baccalaureate degree, completion of an accredited Medical Technology Program and professional certification by clinical laboratory sciences certification agencies. The bachelor degree curriculum in Medical Technology is also a basis for graduate degree programs in clinical laboratory sciences as well as medical and dental schools or other health related specialties.