- Converse offers the only BS in Medical Technology in the Upstate
- Strengthen the “soft skills” employers are looking for
- Advance into administrative and senior management roles
Are you an ASCP-certified Medical Laboratory Technician and want to take your career to the next level? Earn your BS in Medical Technology at Converse.
- BS in Medical Technology
Converse’s undergraduate Medical Technology program will help ASCP-certified students advance their education and skills to the next level.
Students will acquire laboratory skills and fundamental biomedical principles, develop their ability to perform clinical laboratory testing, evaluate test results and develop communication skills in written and oral forms. Converse is the only college in the Upstate to offer this program.
Through completion of the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Medical Technology, you will acquire an intermediate understanding of fundamental biomedical principles and gain additional laboratory skills in biomedical sciences. You will also develop communication skills in written and oral forms that you need to be a successful medical technology professional.
Students completing this major must make their own arrangements for their certification examinations (check www.asco.org for eligibility) and must complete all requirements for a Converse degree. Students must complete Bio 190-191 (Introduction to Biological Science I and II) or the equivalent prior to taking any of the classes listed below.
|Biological Sciences (18 total hours)|
|Choose from the following courses:|
|BIO 301: Genetics||4 hours|
|BIO 309: Parasitology||4 hours|
|BIO 310: Cell Biology||3 hours|
|BIO 407 Molecular Biology of the Cell||4 hours|
|BIO 409 Biology of Cancer||3 hours|
|BIO 420 Histology||4 hours|
|CHM 190 General Chemistry||4 hours|
|CHM 203 Organic Chemistry I||4 hours|
|CHM 204 Organic Chemistry II||4 hours|
|CHM 415 Biochemistry I||4 hours|
|Scientific Communication (1-3 hours)|
|Select one from the following courses:|
|Bio 350 Scientific Communication||3 hours|
|Bio 391 Junior Seminar||1 hour|
|MTH 110 Elementary Functions||3 hours|
|Bio 491 Senior Seminar||2 hours|
You must complete the General Education Program and have a total of 120 hours to graduate from Converse.