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.
Students may apply to any NAACLS accredited hospital program in the US. Students should consult with the Med Tech faculty advisor since the specific admission requirements vary among the accredited hospital programs. Local schools include Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC, and Lexington Medical Health center in Columbia, SC.
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