Medical technology is a rapidly expanding field that encompasses utilization of modern laboratory technology to assist with improving patient health. Techniques include clinical applications of molecular biology, cytology, cytogenetics, serology, urinalysis, hematology, microbiology, and chemistry. Careers for medical technologists expand beyond the laboratory to include researchers, managers, consultants, and lobbyists, to name a few.
Through an affiliation program with Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology, Ursuline juniorswho are in the Biology Department Life Science major with the medical technology concentration may apply for admission to Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology. Any student applying to Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology from Ursuline College must have completed at least 96 semester hours, completed the Ursuline Studies requirements, and have finished her/his junior year upon entry into the program. Students admitted to Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology in this manner will earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Life Science from Ursuline College after successful completion of Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology program.
Students considering pursuing the medical technology course of study are urged to contact the medical technology coordinator in the Ursuline College Biology Department as early as is feasible in their freshman or sophomore years. The Ursuline College courses that are program requirements are outlined in this catalog under Biology. These include courses in Biology, Chemistry, Math, and Physics, and are prerequisites to qualify for admission to The Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology. Contact Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology for their specific course requirements and application procedures.
Lita Yu, Ph.D.
Medical Technology Coordinator
440 684 6121