Medical Technology


Medical technologists, the laboratory scientists who analyze body fluids and tissues, fill an extremely important role in the field of medicine.

They use high-powered microscopes and other complex equipment to perform a range of tests and laboratory procedures, which assists doctors in diagnosing and treating disease. It’s a challenging program, but if you have a passion for science and healthcare, it can lead to a rewarding and secure career.

A Proud Partnership with McLeod Regional Medical Center

The medical technology major at Coker offers a solid base of knowledge in biology, chemistry, and mathematics, plus the specialized training needed to pursue a career in medical technology. During the fourth year of study at McLeod Regional Medical Center, you will complete a fifty-two week program integrating classroom studies and practical experience.

In order to be considered for admission into the clinical portion of the program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • minimum SAT of 450 on both verbal and mathematics (minimum 900 total);
  • maintain an overall grade point average of 2.5 with a science grade point of 2.6;
  • complete all college Liberal Arts Studies Program requirements; and
  • complete the required biology, chemistry and mathematics courses

One Degree That Opens All These Doors

  • $55,312

    Medical Technologist

  • $56,003


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    Blood Bank Supervisor

  • $55,709

    Analytical Chemist

  • $38,695

    Research Assistant

  • $83,856


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