Clinical Laboratory Program (B.S. in Medical Technology)

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Students who complete the requirements for a B.S. in biology may enter a 15-month clinical laboratory program following graduation. Entrance requirements include a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 2.5 in science and math courses.

Required courses:

  • BCH404: Advanced Biochemistry
  • BIO210: Microbiology
  • BIO330: Pathogenic Microorganisms
  • BIO340: Parasitology
  • BIO420: Immunology
  • BIO450: Pathophysiology
  • BIO460: Virology
  • MET301: Clinical Laboratory Practicum I
  • MET302: Clinical Laboratory Practicum II

Students who earn a B.S. in biology with a concentration in microbiology are required to complete BCH404: Advanced Biochemistry, MET301: Clinical Laboratory Practicum I and MET302: Clinical Laboratory Practicum II.

Upon completion of the clinical internship, students receive a B.S. in medical technology and are eligible to sit for the American Society of Clinical Pathology national exam in order to become a registered medical technologist.