Concentration in Medical Technology

The concentration in medical technology prepares you for a career conducting diagnostic tests in medical laboratories.

Preparing You for Success

The medical technology concentration prepares you to apply to any medical technology or medical laboratory science clinical program in the U.S. If you’re interested in a hospital lab specialty, you can pursue a medical laboratory science degree.

By the time you graduate, your experiences may include:

  • One-on-one mentorship from faculty
  • Opportunities to publish your research or share it at professional conferences
  • A senior research capstone project
  • Opportunities for networking and professional development through Tri-Beta national honor society and the Biology Undergraduate Society

Making Your Mark

Medical technologists are integral to health care teams in doctors’ offices and hospitals.

Concentration Requirements

The medical technology concentration requires completion of the undergraduate biology major plus the following.

Required Courses - 18-21 hrs.

  • CHM 122: Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science - 1 hr.
  • CHM 256: Organic Chemistry II - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 257: Organic Chemistry II Lab - 1 hr.
  • BIO 468: Immunology of Host Defense - 3-4 hrs.
  • BIO 381: Comparative Animal Physiology - 3-4 hrs.
    or BIO: 484: Neurophysiology - 3-4 hrs.
  • BIO 406: General Microbiology - 4 hrs.

Note: The courses used for the concentration cannot have been used to fulfill the requirements for the major.