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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 9 Illinois Colleges with the highest percentage of Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL
Rush University
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, IL
Moderately Selective$14,760 
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Blackburn College
Carlinville, IL
Moderately Selective$14,286 
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
Moderately Selective$16,561 
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL
Moderately Selective$18,410 
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL
Moderately Selective$23,769 
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Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
Moderately Selective$13,006 
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Moderately Selective$25,490 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.