100% externship placement
100% of students complete 4-year program
100% job placement for graduates
No doctor can make a definitive medical diagnosis without lab tests and accurate results.
That’s where medical technologists come in.
Medical technologists conduct medical tests and procedures in hematology, clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, microbiology, parasitology, blood banking, urinalysis and other areas. They deliver precise, reliable results to physicians to ensure correct diagnoses and appropriate treatments.
The University of Toledo’s accredited medical technology program combines biology, chemistry, physics and math courses. It prepares students for certification as medical technologists.
Undergraduates complete three years of basic science and pre-clinical course work. They apply in the fall of their junior years to the clinical portion of the program. Acceptance into the clinical year is competitive.
Accepted students are guaranteed a clinical externship during their fourth years.
This real-world experience in a hospital gives students invaluable, hands-on training in laboratory diagnostic procedures.
UToledo’s medical technology program has a proven success record:
Annual starting salaries for UToledo medical technology graduates average $52,000.
Most medical laboratory scientists/medical technologists are employed in hospital laboratories. Others are employed by:
While many graduates are employed in the clinical laboratory setting, career options are abundant in all areas of health care. Medical technologists specialize in:
UToledo’s medical technology degree program prepares you for certification as a medical laboratory scientist (medical technologist). You will complete three years of course work and one year of clinical classes. Your final year includes a 22-week clinical externship at The University of Toledo Medical Center laboratory, ProMedica hospital laboratories or other, affiliated clinical laboratories.
Students are eligible to take the certification examination after successful completion of their externships.