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Medical Technology

Bachelor of Science Degree

Medical Technology offers you exciting educational and career opportunities. As vital members of the health care team, medical technologists perform laboratory tests used to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.

Why Choose Medical Technology at UCM?

  • Technologist have diverse career opportunities in hospital, university, government and industrial laboratories.
  • This program gives you access to the Molecular Science Research Lab and Animal Research Facility.
  • Medical technology is an excellent foundation in diagnostic medicine for those interested in professional school.

What will I study?
As a student in the Medical Technology program, you will learn how to collect, analyze and apply information to solve problems and to use various laboratory techniques and instruments with understanding, accuracy, precision and safety.

Courses include:

  • Biological Perspectives
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Clinical Hematology
  • Clinical Immunology

What can I do with a degree in Medical Technology?

  • Blood Analyzer
  • Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • Cytotechnician
  • Molecular Scientist
  • Phlebotomist

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How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Medical Technology, there are several involvement opportunities:

  • Para Medico
  • Pre-Vet
  • The Wildlife Society
  • Tri-Beta

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

Medical Technology classes are taught by experienced faculty members who believe in individualized attention for students. Faculty advisors assist students in designing an academic program to prepare them for their specific career objective or postgraduate study.

Learn more about Medical Technology at UCM:
Department of Biology and Agriculture
660-543-4256

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