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  Nov 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Medical Technology, B.S. (SJC Long Island)


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Core Courses:


For information about specific courses that fulfill core curriculum requirements, consult the current Core Curriculum Guide  

B.S. in Medical Technology


The B.S. in Medical Technology program prepares students for careers in the health care field as clinical laboratory scientists. The program requires 96 credits of coursework toward the  St. Joseph’s College curriculum (which can include transfer credit)  and one year of specialized didactic and clinical training in an approved hospital program. St. Joseph’s has an agreement with New York Methodist Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science to provide this final year. The program at the School of Laboratory Science is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Students who complete the program receive a B.S. from St. Joseph’s College and a Certificate from the School of Medical Technology. They are eligible for licensure in New York State and may sit for the examination administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Students may plan to follow the Medical Technology program when they enter the College as freshmen. Others who begin as Biology majors may choose the Medical Technology degree program in sophomore or junior year. Careful planning is required to ensure that students complete all required courses, including the Core Curriculum, by the end of junior year. In order to be admitted to the New York Methodist Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science for the final year of the program, students will be required to maintain grades of C or above for the course requirements at St. Joseph’s College, and must have completed the major, liberal arts and other requirements mandated by St. Joseph’s College and the New York Methodist  Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science.

Core Curriculum: 36 credits


The math and science courses required for the major fulfill the core requirements in those areas.

Clinical Hospital Training I and II: (32 credits)


The following coursework is to be taken at New York Methodist Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science.

CLS 398 Clinical Hospital Training I - 16 Credits
CLS 399 Clinical Hospital Training II - 16 Credits

Subjects Include:

Clinical Microbiology
Clinical Hematology
Coagulation
Clinical Chemistry
Urinalysis and Body Fluids
Immunology/Serology
Immunohematology
Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science Skills
Parasitology/Mycology/Virology
Advanced Topics in Laboratory Medicine
Registry Review

 

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