The B.S. in Medical Technology is one of the newest degrees offered at St. Joseph's College. This program prepares students for careers in the health care field as medical technologists. Also known as clinical laboratory science, the major requires three years of coursework at the College and one year of clinical training at the New York Methodist Hospital School of Medical Technology. Graduates of the program are eligible for licensure in New York State.
Clinical laboratory scientists make the practice of modern medicine possible. Using state-of-the-art equipment and computer technology, they perform a variety of complex laboratory procedures which are essential to a patient's medical care.
Trained clinical laboratory scientists have multiple career fields open to them, including:
- Blood banking
- Higher eduction
- Research science
- Health care administration
For additional information, contact the Office of Admissions at 718.940.5800 (Brooklyn Campus) or 631.687.4500 (L.I. Campus).