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Major: Medical Technology
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total credit hours: 32
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Saint Vincent Hospital School of Medical Technology, UPMC Chautauqua Medical Laboratory Science Program, ASCP-approved programs. Visit the Career Development Center for other internship information.
Thiel College medical technology majors receive individual attention from highly qualified professors, and get hands-on experience in your chosen field. Plus, our adherence to a liberal arts curriculum means that you’ll learn to think both critically and creatively—two critical skills you’ll need to pursue a successful career.
Once your graduate, you’ll be ready to develop and supervise laboratory testing used to diagnose and treat disease and to provide vital data for research studies. Your degree is also a great foundation for advanced degrees in medicine or science or for a career as a physician assistant.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2021-2022) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to medical technology majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A medical technology major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Thiel College alumni have gone on to become pharmacy technicians, veterinary technicians, laboratory technicians and much more! According to the ASCP, medical technologists are in extremely high demand and earn a median income of $60,520*. Here are just a few post-graduation opportunities available to medical technology majors:
*Job and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics