Document Number 3.04.05
Advisor: Dr. Emogene Fox, 450-3194
Medical technology is a profession that is practiced almost exclusively in hospitals or diagnostic clinics. These specialists perform the laboratory tests ordered by physicians and are the only laboratory technicians who are qualified to work independently of supervisory personnel. Upon completion of the professional program, the graduate is eligible to take various certification examinations required for licensure.
The Department of Health Sciences, in cooperation with Baptist Health, offers a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology. Three years of this program are taken on the UCA campus, and the fourth is completed in the hospital-associated teaching laboratories.
Requirements for the degree are as follows:
- Completion of a minimum of 79 semester hours described below with at least a 2.0 GPA is necessary for application to the professional curriculum. In order to receive credit toward a degree from the university, the student must apply and be admitted to UCA prior to enrolling in the professional curriculum in medical technology. In all cases students will be required to complete a total of 120 hours with a minimum of 30 hours of residence credit.
- Acceptance into the clinical program in medical technology at Baptist Health.
- Completion of the professional curriculum with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
The curriculum for medical technology is as follows:
|The general education component||47|
|Specified general education and other required courses:|
|MATH 1390 or above||3|
|CSCI 1300 or MIS 2343||3|
|BIOL 1440, 1441, 2405, 4420||16|
|CHEM 1450, 1451, 2401, 3520||17|
|Clinical Internship I||5|
|Clinical Internship II||5|
|Clinical Internship III||6|
|Clinical Internship IV||7|
Follow this link for MD T course descriptions: course link.