Medical Technology

MT-IconThe Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology Program is... Well, let's put it this way: Have you ever wondered how doctors diagnose diseases? Do you want to know what happens to your blood sample at the Doctor's office? Are you curious as to how a person is determined to be at risk for the development of a heart attack? Welcome to the world of the medical laboratory, a world where clinical laboratory scientists and other laboratory professionals find answers to these questions and much more.
JanelleListen to Dr. Janelle Chiasera, Chair of the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences and Interim Program Director for the Clinical Laboratory Science Program, discuss the role of clinical laboratory scientists and the increased need for these professionals nation-wide with Dr. Harold Jones, Dean of the School of Health Professions. Click here to view video.


IconAll applications to the Medical Technology program are completed through the UAB undergraduate admission process.  Please select this link for additional information concerning the specific admissions requirements for the Medical Technology program as well as information concerning applying as an undergraduate at UAB.


CurriculumIcon2The curriculum of the Medical Technology program is designed to give the student the skills and expirence needed to perform in a variety of health care settings. Click here to see the details of the curriculum.

Clinical Education Sites

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In the Clinical Education portion of your education, you get to apply your knowledge and skills in a contemporary, accredited medical laboratory and to further develop discipline-specific competency under the supervision of clinical instructors. Click here to see which professional clinics our Medical Technology program is affiliated with.

Faculty and Staff

FacultyStaff IconOur faculty create a culture of innovation and collaboration that embraces social responsibility and entrepreneurial principles. UAB faculty are teachers, scholars, researchers, clinicians and entrepreneurs who earn the highest honors in their fields, lead professional societies and provide exceptional mentoring and training.

Program Outcomes

Outcome IconThe purpose of program evaluation is to systematically study, investigate and appraise the effectiveness of the Medical Technology Program in order to ensure that the program continues to provide a signature educational program that produces graduates who are prepared to be leaders in their field.

Program Accreditation

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National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Phone: 847.939.3597
Fax: 773.714.8886