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.
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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
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Currently Serving as Pre-Health Advisor Coordinator of the Medical Technology Program