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Top Schools for Medical Laboratory Technology

Learn about programs in medical laboratory technology, through which students learn how to perform tests and exam specimens to detect disease. Read about the degree options at three top universities, and find a list of other schools that provide training for medical lab technologists.

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The three schools highlighted below include one national and two regional universities that offer Bachelor of Science programs in clinical or medical laboratory technology. They include Auburn University, Madonna University and Marshall University, the latter of which offers an associate degree in medical technology.

Top U.S. Schools with Medical Laboratory Technology Programs

1. Marshall University in Huntington, WV

U.S. News & World Report ranked Marshall University 39th on its 2012 list of best regional universities in the South. The university's College of Health Professions offers an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Medical Laboratory Technology and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Medical Technology. An online Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology is available for students who have completed an on-campus A.A.S. program in medical technology.

2. Auburn University in Auburn, AL

In 2012, Auburn University ranked 82nd among national universities by U.S. News & World Report. The university offers a 4-year B.S. in Laboratory Technology and a 5-year B.S. in Medical Technology. To earn the B.S. in Medical Technology, students complete a B.S. in Laboratory Technology and a 1-year clinical internship.

3. Madonna University in Livonia, MI

Madonna University is a Catholic school that U.S. News & World Report ranked among the top 100 regional universities in the Midwest in 2012. The university offers a bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory sciences and medical technology, as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate in medical technology.

List of Ten Good Medical Laboratory Technology Schools

School Name Distinction Location
Amarillo College Program is limited to 20 students per year Amarillo, TX
Auburn University Medical laboratory technology students can join Auburn's chapter of Lambda Tau, the National Laboratory and Medical Technology Honor Society Auburn, AL
Farmingdale State College Program includes a clinical internship Farmingdale, NY
Florida State College at Jacksonville Offers both an Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology Jacksonville, FL
Greenville Technical College Located on a high-tech campus Greenville, SC
Madonna University State-of-the-art laboratories Livonia, MI
Marshall University Travel requirement for off-campus training Huntington, WV
South Central College Articulation agreement with the University of North Dakota North Mankato, MN
Victoria College Graduates can take the national certification exam Victoria, TX
Zane State College Program is limited to 20 students per year Zanesville, OH
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