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Medical Technology Comprehensive
Bachelor of Science

Students may receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney after satisfactory completion of a program consisting of the following program in pre-medical technology and a fourth year (12 month) clinical program at an affiliated school of medical technology. Admission to an affiliated school is very competitive and not guaranteed. The following degree requirements are consistent with the requirements of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, our primary affiliated school of medical technology. UNMC requires the following courses and a total of 77 credit hours before application to their program. Students will need to check with other programs to which they want to apply to ensure requirements are fulfilled.

  1. Medical Technology Specialization (32 hours required)
    • Take all of the following:
      • HSCI 125B, Orientation to Clinical Lab Sciences - 2 hours
      • HSCI 225, Introduction to Hematology - 2 hours
      • BIOL 106GS, Biology II - 4 hours
      • BIOL 309, Cellular Biology - 4 hours
      • BIOL 325, Medical Terminology - 1 hour
      • BIOL 360, Genetics - 4 hours
      • ENG 101, Introduction to Academic Writing - 3 hours
      • STAT 241GS, Elementary Statistics - 3 hours
    • Take ONE of the following options:
      • Take 4 courses:
        • CHEM 250, Elementary Organic Chemistry - 4 hours
        • CHEM 250L, Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
        • CHEM 351, Biochemistry - 3 hours
        • CHEM 351L, Biochemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
      • OR take 4 courses:
        • CHEM 360, Organic Chemistry - 4 hours
        • CHEM 360L, Organic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
        • CHEM 361, Organic Chemistry - 4 hours
        • CHEM 361L, Organic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
  2. Student's fourth year will be their Clinical Year (35 hours required)

30 Apr 2014

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