Freshmen and transfer students enter as Medical Technology majors. The Medical Technology (MT) program accepts only 10 students to continue into the junior (3rd) year of the program, and selection is determined by the Medical Technology Admissions Committee.
Consideration for admission to the Medical Technology program in the spring semester of the sophomore year is based on the following criteria:
Non-Academic Essential Functions
In order to participate in the program, students must be able to comply with program-designated Essential Functions. The Essential Functions are the non-academic requirements of the program comprising the physical, emotional and professional demands of the medical technologist. To ensure that the decision to pursue a career in Medical Technology is the correct one for the individual student, each applicant is asked to determine if they are able to comply with all of the Essential Functions listed below.
The Medical Technology student must be able to:
This policy shall be interpreted and applied in a manner consistent with the requirements of all state and federal laws concerning education of students with disabilities.
Processing of Applicants
Each applicant is reviewed by the Program Director for admission eligibility to the junior year of the Medical Technology program. The student's transcript is reviewed for overall grade point average (GPA) in all University work, for GPA in the specific prerequisite courses in biology, chemistry and mathematics, and for potential to successfully complete 60 credit hours towards fulfilling requirements for the degree. To ensure that all standards are met and that students have been assessed equitably, the Program Director reviews the eligibility of all students with the Medical Technology Admissions Committee, which makes the final decision.
All students receive written notification of their acceptance/rejection status prior to pre-registration for the fall semester of their junior year. Students who are not accepted into the Medical Technology major may be reviewed again the following year, if they so desire, or are counseled about alternative majors (e.g., Biotechnology major).
Admission and curriculum requirements are subject to change without prior notice.