Students desiring national certification as a Medical Technologist should consult with the department's Med-Tech adviser for specific details about this program. Qualified graduates must be accepted by a School of Medical Technology for a year (12 months) of hospital training before being certified.
†This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized examination or by passing any foreign language course numbered 102 or any course with 102 as a prerequisite.
The student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of BIOL courses in residence at Winthrop University. No more than 3 semester hours of credit may be awarded toward a degree in Biology for a student completing any combination of BIOL 461 and 463.
Although Winthrop University is formally affiliated with the schools of medical technology of Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC and McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC, students may apply to any NAACLS accredited hospital program in the US. Although specific admission requirements vary among accredited hospitals, students are normally required to have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 for acceptance into the hospital program.
For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.
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