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Overview for Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology; clinical chemistry; microbiology; immunology; immunohematology; physiological relationships to test results; laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls; test and research design and implementation; analytic techniques; laboratory management and personnel supervision; data development and reporting; medical informatics; and professional standards and regulations.

Careers for Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Majors

A major in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Top 50 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL
 2
(100.0%)
 - 
 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, TX
 18
(38.3%)
 - 
 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
Shreveport, LA
 15
(25.9%)
 - 
Online Degree Programs
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 The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
 14
(20.6%)
 - 
 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, NY
 1
(20.0%)
Moderately Selective$23,860 
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
 40
(14.3%)
 - 
Rush University
Chicago, IL
 20
(13.2%)
 - 
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Our Lady of the Lake College
Baton Rouge, LA
 11
(13.1%)
 $8,040 
 SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
 11
(11.5%)
 - 
 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
 29
(9.3%)
 - 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.