Medical Technology

The student spends three years at Lebanon Valley College taking courses to fufill the requirements of the College and of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Before or during the third year of the program, the student applies to a hospital with a Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) approved school of medical technology where he or she spends the fourth year in training. Admission is not automatic and depends upon the academic record, recommendations and an interview. Upon satisfactorily completing the clinical year, the student is awarded the Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology by Lebanon Valley College. The College is affliated with the following hospitals: Jersey Shore Medical Center and Lancaster General Hospital. However, the student is not limited to these affiliations and may seek acceptance at other approved hospitals.

Required courses:

BIO 111 General Biology I
BIO 111L General Biology I Laboratory
BIO 112 General Biology II
BIO 112L General Biology II Laboratory
BIO 201 Genetics
BIO 201L Genetics Laboratory
BIO 306 Microbiology
BIO 306L Microbiology Laboratory
BIO 323 Introduction to Immunology
BIO 323L Introduction to Immunology Laboratory
CHM 111 Principles of Chemistry I
CHM 112 Principles of Chemistry II
CHM 113 Introductory Laboratory I
CHM 114 Introductory Laboratory II
CHM 213 Organic Chemistry I
CHM 214 Organic Chemistry II
CHM 215 Organic Laboratory I
CHM 216 Organic Laboratory II
MAS 170 Elementary Statistics
PHY 103 General College Physics I
PHY 103L General College Physics I Laboratory
PHY 104 General College Physics II
PHY 104L General College Physics II Laboratory

One of the following lecture/lab sequences:

BIO 322 Vertebrate Physiology
BIO 322L Vertebrate Physiology Laboratory
BIO 324 Invertebrate Physiology
BIO 324L Invertebrate Physiology Laboratory

A minimum of 90 semester hours, including all General Education Courses, must be completed by the end of the Junior year. The senior year is spent off-campus at an accredited hospital School of Medical Technology. It is the student's responsibility to apply and become accepted into a hospital program. Thirty (30) semester hours of credit are awarded for the successful completion of this year. A total of 120 semester hours are required for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, awarded by Lebanon Valley College.

Lebanon Valley College is affiliated with the following hospital based Schools of Medical Technology: Lancaster General Hospital, Reading Hospital and Medical Center and Jersey Shore Medical Center. However, the student is not limited to just these institutions, and may apply other accredited programs.