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Overview of the Medical Technology Profession

Medical Technology is a clinical laboratory science related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. It combines the challenges of medicine, the basic sciences of biology and chemistry, and the clinical sciences, into a very satisfying professional career.

Medical Technologists / Medical Laboratory Scientists function as detectives, investigating and determining the causes of diseases. They perform routine and complex analyses, utilizing the latest in biomedical instrumentation and molecular diagnostic techniques. They are responsible for the accuracy of their results and are expected to correlate interdependent test results and physiological conditions. Their work may include supervision and teaching.

Medical Technology Department Objectives

The College of Medical Technology is committed to produce a skilled, critically-thinking medical technologies equipped to be future leaders in health sciences.

Specifically, the College aims to create graduates who