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Become eligible for national certification exams.
Edinboro’s Medical Technology students have an 85% pass rate on first-time board certification exams.
You can’t officially apply to this selective program until early in your junior year, but your advisor can help you select the courses that you will need to complete in order to be eligible. The Medical Technology Committee will review your application and determine if you have what it takes. To be accepted, you must have the following:
Overall grade point average of 2.5 or above.
Required biology and supporting course grade point average of 2.5 or above.
Minimum grade of C in each required biology and supporting course.
Written statement of career goals.
Bring all your academic knowledge and prepare to learn more every day as you work in a hospital lab under the supervision of experienced medical technologists. They will teach you the latest chemical, microscopic, bacteriologic and immunologic lab procedures, as well as the role of the medical technologist in the healthcare system. Be at the top of your game! You will receive a grade for your performance and might even make connections that lead to a job offer after graduation. Recent graduates are employed by quality institutions such as:
Associated Clinical Laboratories, Meadville, PA
Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA
UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Nina Thumser, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444