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What You Learn

Your coursework will focus on the sciences, math and statistics. You will practice laboratory skills and receive training in a medical setting.

  • Learn hands-on procedures and lab-management techniques

  • Address the theoretical and practical aspects of each of the major laboratory disciplines

  • Train to work with infectious specimens or hazardous materials

  • Sharpen analytical and diagnostic knowledge

  • Prepare for national certification in medical technology, cytotechnology or histotechnology through experiential learning

For required certification, students take the American Society for Clinical Pathology Exam.

B.S. in Medical Technology

General Option - Senior year Clinical Preceptorship at Jersey Shore University Hospital (Neptune), Monmouth Medical Center (Long Branch) or the Valley Hospital (Ridgewood)

Cytotechnology Option - only for students with a minimum of three years clinical experience

Histotechnology Option - only for students with a minimum of three years clinical experience

Curriculum Sheets and 4-Year Plans

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

After Kean

Alumni from our medical technology program are employed in hospitals, laboratories, doctors' offices, outpatient care centers, and colleges and universities across the U.S., working as:

Cardiovascular technologists

Cytotechnologists

Dental lab technicians

Histotechnologists

Medical laboratory technicians

 

13%

Medical laboratory technologist jobs are projected to grow through 2026

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