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The study of Medical Laboratory Science prepares students to be an essential member of the health care team employed in the clinical laboratory. A medical technologist performs and evaluates chemical, hematologic, microscopic, bacteriologic, and immunologic tests on biological specimens taken from patients for use in detecting, diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases. Tests include highly automated analyses and complex protocols.

Major specialization: clinical chemistry, microbiology, hematology, immunology, or immunohematology.

Occupational Possibilities

  • Hematologist
  • Immunologist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Sales Representative
  • Science Laboratory Assistant