Medical Technology Degree

Medical Technology Degree

The Medical Technology degree is one of the newest degrees offered on our Long Island campus. This program prepares students for careers in the health care field as medical technologists. Also known as clinical laboratory science, the major requires three years of coursework at the University and one year of clinical training at the New York Methodist Hospital School of Medical Technology. Graduates of the program are eligible for licensure in New York State. 

What can you do with a medical technology degree?

Clinical laboratory scientists make the practice of modern medicine possible. Using state-of-the-art equipment and computer technology, they perform a variety of complex laboratory procedures which are essential to a patient's medical care. 

Career Opportunities for B.S. in Medical Technology Students

Trained clinical laboratory scientists have multiple career fields open to them, including:

  • Blood banking
  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Higher education
  • Research science
  • Health care administration
  • Medicine
  • Marketing
  • Nursing
  • Law


For additional information, contact the Office of Admissions at 631.687.4500.

Flexible Scheduling

Creating a schedule that fits into your busy life has never been easier. Regardless of your age, work schedule or other commitments, at St. Joseph’s, we offer flexible scheduling options — including evening classes — that can fit the busy lifestyle of any student.